Associations to the word «Evaporate»


EVAPORATE, verb. To transition from a liquid state into a gaseous state
EVAPORATE, verb. (transitive) to expel moisture from (usually by means of artificial heat), leaving the solid portion
EVAPORATE, verb. (transitive) to give vent to; to dissipate
EVAPORATE, verb. (figuratively) to disappear; to escape or pass off without effect

Dictionary definition

EVAPORATE, verb. Lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue; "evaporate milk".
EVAPORATE, verb. Cause to change into a vapor; "The chemist evaporated the water".
EVAPORATE, verb. Change into a vapor; "The water evaporated in front of our eyes".
EVAPORATE, verb. Become less intense and fade away gradually; "her resistance melted under his charm"; "her hopes evaporated after years of waiting for her fiance".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope