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Definition of evaporation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    evaporation

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ɪˌvæpəˈreɪʃn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪˌvæpəˈreɪʃn//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1the process of a liquid changing or being changed into a gas Heat and wind can cause evaporation. evaporation (of something) (from something) Snow cover prevents evaporation of water from the soil.
  2. 2the process of gradually becoming less and less the evaporation of wealth