Evaporate E*vap"o*rate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Evaporated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Evaporating}.] [L. evaporatus, p. p. of evaporare; e out + vapor steam or vapor. See {Vapor}.] 1. To pass off in vapor, as a fluid; to escape and be dissipated, either in visible vapor, or in particles too minute to be visible. [1913 Webster]

2. To escape or pass off without effect; to be dissipated; to be wasted, as, the spirit of a writer often evaporates in the process of translation. [1913 Webster]

To give moderate liberty for griefs and discontents to evaporate . . . is a safe way. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • evaporated — adj. reduced in volume by having moisture expelled before canning; same as {condensed}, 3; as, unsweetened evaporated milk. [prenominal] Syn: condensed(prenominal). [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • evaporated — evaporated; un·evaporated; …   English syllables

  • evaporated — adj. Evaporated is used with these nouns: ↑milk …   Collocations dictionary

  • evaporated — adjective drawn off in the form of vapor evaporated molecules boil off • Similar to: ↑gaseous …   Useful english dictionary

  • evaporated — Synonyms and related words: adust, baked, burnt, corky, dehydrated, desiccated, dried, dried up, exsiccated, mummified, parched, scorched, sear, seared, sere, shriveled, sun dried, sunbaked, weazened, wind dried, withered, wizened …   Moby Thesaurus

  • evaporated — adj. condensed; turned into vapor e·vap·o·rate || ɪ væpÉ™reɪt v. turn into vapor; become vapor; release moisture; disappear, vanish …   English contemporary dictionary

  • evaporated —   Malo o, miki, ka e e …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Evaporated milk — Evaporated milk, also known as dehydrated milk, is a shelf stable canned milk product with about 60% of the water removed from fresh milk. It differs from sweetened condensed milk, which contains added sugar. Sweetened condensed milk requires… …   Wikipedia

  • evaporated milk — ► NOUN ▪ thick sweetened milk that has had some of the liquid removed by evaporation …   English terms dictionary

  • evaporated milk — ☆ evaporated milk n. unsweetened milk thickened by evaporation to about half its weight, and then canned and sterilized: cf. CONDENSED MILK …   English World dictionary

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