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e•vap•o•rate



Pronunciation: (i-vap'u-rāt"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/evaporate.html on line 73 [key]
v., -rat•ed, -rat•ing.


v.i.
1. to change from a liquid or solid state into vapor; pass off in vapor.
2. to give off moisture.
3. to disappear; vanish; fade: His hopes evaporated.

v.t.
1. to convert into a gaseous state or vapor; drive off or extract in the form of vapor: The warm sun evaporated the dew.
2. to extract moisture or liquid from, as by heat, so as to make dry or to reduce to a denser state: to evaporate fruit.
3. to cause to disappear or fade; dissipate: His involvement in the scandal evaporated any hope he had for a political career.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/evaporate.html on line 145 evaporate (Thesaurus)

 

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