What does the word evaporation mean?

Usage examples for evaporation

  1. Very bushy or shady trees alongside such roads prevent the evaporation of water. – The Future of Road-making in America by Archer Butler Hulbert
  2. How may soil be treated so as to lessen evaporation of water? – Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study by Ontario Ministry of Education
  3. Nor can the temperature of saturated steam be increased except when accompanied by a corresponding increase in pressure, any added heat being expended in the evaporation into steam of a portion of the water with which it is in contact. – Steam, Its Generation and Use by Babcock & Wilcox Co.