evap·o·ra·tion /ɪˌvæpəˈreʃən/ 名詞
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.
n 1: the process of becoming a vapor [syn: vaporization, vaporisation,
2: the process of extracting moisture [syn: dehydration, desiccation,