Science / Chemistry / Evaporation: Conversion of a liquid into a gas.

Other Words for Evaporation

Evaporation Verb Synonyms: vaporization, drying (up or out), dehydration, desiccation, exsiccation, parching, searing


Science / Chemistry / Condensation: 1. The conversion of a gas into a liquid is called condensation. Condensation usually occurs when a gas is cooled below its boiling point. 2. A reaction that involves linking of two molecules with the MORE


Science / Geology / Halite: The mineral name for 'rock salt'. A chemical sedimentary rock that forms from the evaporation of ocean or saline lake waters. It is rarely found at Earth's surface, except in areas of very arid climat MORE


Science / Geology / Hydrology: The science of that part of the hydrologic cycle between rain and return to the sea: the study of water on and within the land. MORE

Steam Fog

Science / Weather / Steam Fog: A type of advection fog that is produced by evaporation when cool air passes over a warm wet surface and the fog rises, giving the appearance of steam. Also called sea smoke when it occurs over the oc MORE


Life Style / Coffee / Brackish: A taste fault giving the coffee brew a salty and alkaline sensation. The result of salts and alkaline inorganic material left after evaporation of water from the brew due to excessive heat after brewi MORE


Life Style / Painting / Lacquer: A fast-drying clear pigmented coating that dries by solvent evaporation. MORE