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evaporate

e·vap·o·rate

evaporate

 
pronunciation:
ih vae p reIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: evaporated, evaporates, evaporating
definition 1: to turn from liquid into gas; pass away in the form of vapor.
When water evaporates, it becomes water vapor.
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antonyms:
condense
similar words:
dehydrate, fume, mist, steam
definition 2: to disappear as if vaporized.
The team's early lead evaporated in the second half.
synonyms:
disappear, vanish
similar words:
fade, scatter
derivations: evaporation (n.), evaporator (n.)
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