Definition of “evaporate” - English Dictionary

“evaporate” in British English

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evaporateverb

uk /ɪˈvæp.ər.eɪt/ us /ɪˈvæp.ə.reɪt/

(Definition of “evaporate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“evaporate” in American English

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evaporateverb [ I/T ]

us /ɪˈvæp·əˌreɪt/

chemistry, biology, earth science to cause a liquid to change to a gas, esp. by heating:

[ I ] Some water evaporates to form clouds.

If something such as a feeling or problem evaporates, it disappears:

[ I ] The issue of global warming is not just going to evaporate.

(Definition of “evaporate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)