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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·vac·u·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Evacuated p. pr. & vb. n. Evacuating.]
 1. To make empty; to empty out; to remove the contents of; as, to evacuate a vessel or dish.
 2. Fig.: To make empty; to deprive. [R.]
    Evacuate the Scriptures of their most important meaning.   --Coleridge.
 3. To remove; to eject; to void; to discharge, as the contents of a vessel, or of the bowels.
 4. To withdraw from; to quit; to retire from; as, soldiers from a country, city, or fortress.
    The Norwegians were forced to evacuate the country.   --Burke.
 5. To make void; to nullify; to vacate; as, to evacuate a contract or marriage. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : emptied by being pumped out or having a vacuum created; "a
            highly evacuated glass tube"