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euthenics (used with a sing. verb) a science dealing with the betterment of human life and performance by improving environment. (Cf. eugenics.)
eutrophic of or concerning a lake or pond rich in nutrients that cause excessive plant growth, which chokes out the animal life in the water.
eV abbreviation of "electron-volt," or "electron-volts," a unit of energy equal to the energy of one electron accelerated by one volt, or equal to 1.602 times 10-12 erg.
evacuate to remove (citizens, soldiers, or the like) from a place, esp. one considered unsafe. [5 definitions]
evacuation the act or process of emptying. [3 definitions]
evacuee a person who has been removed from a place, esp. for safety.
evade to avoid or escape by cleverness or trickery. [5 definitions]
evaluate to determine the level, value, or worth of; appraise. [2 definitions]
evaluation a report that tells the value or quality of something. [2 definitions]
evanesce to disappear like a vapor; vanish into nothing.
evanescent tending to disappear like vapor; vanishing; fleeting.
evangel1 the Christian gospel. [2 definitions]
evangel2 an evangelist.
evangelical relating to or according to the Christian gospel, esp. the four Gospels. [4 definitions]
evangelism the devoted preaching and spreading of the Christian gospel, in an effort to win converts to its doctrine or regain former believers; missionary work. [2 definitions]
evangelist a person who works to gain converts to an evangelical church, esp. a minister who travels about or broadcasts his or her preaching widely. [3 definitions]
evangelize to preach the gospel to. [3 definitions]
evaporate to turn from liquid into vapor; pass away in the form of vapor. [5 definitions]
evaporated milk thick unsweetened canned milk made by evaporating some of the water from whole milk.
evaporation the process of evaporating.
evapotranspiration the transfer of moisture from the soil to the atmosphere through the dual processes of evaporation and plant transpiration. [2 definitions]