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  • v. Present participle of evaporate.

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Examples

  • It was a quick and quiet death, but the environmental impact has been devastating: The two largest lakes are nearly completely empty, leaving migratory birds, turtles and fish dead or swimming fruitlessly in evaporating puddles.

    Dam failure drains Fairfax County lake, kills wildlife

  • It was a quick and quiet death, but the environmental impact has been devastating: The two largest lakes are nearly empty, leaving migratory birds, turtles and fish dead or swimming fruitlessly in evaporating puddles.

    Dam failure drains Fairfax County lake, kills wildlife

  • These pockets of interstellar gas are called evaporating gaseous globules EGGs and are located, appropriately enough, in the Eagle Nebula, a star hatchery.

    Astronomy: Gaining Perspective

  • For astronomers, the new views of the Eagle nebula are a must-see in order to observe small clumps of material known as "evaporating gaseous globules," or EGGs, in the nebula's pillars.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Radiation from a young star cluster known as NGC 6611 is blasting away at the surrounding pillars of gas and dust -and sparking new star systems inside clumps known as evaporating gaseous globules, or EGGs.

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  • In addition to Cahill, the piece mentions Eliot Cutler of Maine and Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island as minor candidates whose chances are "evaporating" as a result of close races and close election dates, although Chafee's poll results have fluctuated wildly.

    Rob Richie: Upholding Majority Rule With Voter Choice: It's Time for Reform

  • The major problem with doing taxes these days is that, somewhere along the line, engineers invented a new kind of evaporating ink, which seems to be very popular with the people who make auto-crumpling paper.

    The Masters and tax deductions

  • Penn is out with a new memo claiming that Obama's national lead has been "evaporating," and he's pointing to this as proof that he's been right all along in claiming that Obama's support would decline once he were thoroughly "vetted" (read: attacked relentlessly) ...

    Mark Penn: Hey, Guess What -- The National Polls Matter Again!

  • He describes the hope that Labour had that it might squeeze in on second preferences as "evaporating".

    Boris Johnson

  • Mark Milam, who was a sales manager at Sunshine, said he believed the closure was at least partly caused by "evaporating" warehouse lines.

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