Evaporating surface
Evaporate E*vap"o*rate, v. t. 1. To convert from a liquid or solid state into vapor (usually) by the agency of heat; to dissipate in vapor or fumes. [1913 Webster]

2. To expel moisture from (usually by means of artificial heat), leaving the solid portion; to subject to evaporation; as, to evaporate apples. [1913 Webster]

3. To give vent to; to dissipate. [R.] [1913 Webster]

My lord of Essex evaporated his thoughts in a sonnet. --Sir. H. Wotton. [1913 Webster]

{Evaporating surface} (Steam Boilers), that part of the heating surface with which water is in contact. [1913 Webster]


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