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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 evap·o·ra·tion /ɪˌvæpəˈreʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·vap·o·ra·tion n.
 1. The process by which any substance is converted from a liquid state into, and carried off in, vapor; as, the evaporation of water, of ether, of camphor.
 2. The transformation of a portion of a fluid into vapor, in order to obtain the fixed matter contained in it in a state of greater consistence.
 3. That which is evaporated; vapor.
 4. Steam Engine See Vaporization.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the process of becoming a vapor [syn: vaporization, vaporisation,
            vapor, vapour]
      2: the process of extracting moisture [syn: dehydration, desiccation,
          drying up]