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evaporate

verb [I or T] (BECOME GAS)    /ɪˈvæp.ər.eɪt/ US  /-ɚ-/
to cause a liquid to change to a gas, especially by heating: The high concentration of sugars forms a syrup when the sap evaporates. Plants keep cool during the summer by evaporating water from their leaves.Physical and chemical processes evaporation     /ɪˌvæp.əˈreɪ.ʃən/ noun [U] Physical and chemical processes
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