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evaporation
Subject Category
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
Definition
The process of a liquid changing into a vapor or gas, usually water in meteorology.
Definition Source
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Glossary
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Broader Term
phase transition
Narrower Term
evaporation rate
Related Term
condensation (phase transition)
evapotranspiration
latent heat
solar still
Spanish
evaporación
Term Number
38816