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- adj. Of, pertaining to, producing, or produced by evaporation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or producing, evaporation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Causing evaporation; pertaining to evaporation: as, an evaporative process.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. relating to or causing or being caused by evaporation
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The Memstar process combines conventional reverse osmosis, as used in water desalination plants, with a second membrane-based process known as evaporative perstraction, to lower the alcohol level in wine without affecting its quality.
But there's also something called evaporative emissions.
With temperatures in the low 30s and dew points in the mid-20s, Krause added, falling snow went through a process known as "evaporative cooling," essentially cooling surrounding air as it fell, creating a kind of snowmaking machine.
In my technical opinion, that is a less environmentally damaging way to provide cooling to a Rankine Cycle heat engine (aka steam plant) than using the most common form of cooling towers, which are known as evaporative cooling towers.
Zeer pots are pretty basic but I've seen more advanced designs for square evaporative refrigerators with doors and automatic water level systems from India I think.
The latest phase of the EPA regulations is expected to reduce exhaust hydrocarbons by about 35 percent—and evaporative emissions by 45 percent.
“We literally build treatment plants and run the water through our evaporative cooling towers,” says Teetzel.
The last was important because the cooling process was to be done by an evaporative process that required millions of gallons of water through refrigerator-style “chillers” that drop the temperature and then run the cool water through “jackets” that hug the server racks.
In a mathematical sleight of hand, the project argues that water is "saved" by the project because it might reduce evaporative losses when water ponds on the surface during some wet periods.
As many as 52,000 2009-2010 Mazda 6s are considered spider friendly, potentially inspiring the creepy crawlies to spin webs inside the vent line of the charcoal evaporative canister, blocking airflow into the canister.