Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Causing evaporation; pertaining to evaporation: as, an evaporative process.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to, or producing, evaporation.

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  • adjective Of, pertaining to, producing, or produced by evaporation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective relating to or causing or being caused by evaporation

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Examples

  • 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.

    When Smoke Gets in Your Wine

  • But there's also something called evaporative emissions.

    CNN Transcript May 18, 2007

  • 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.

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  • 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.

    Atomic Insights Blog

  • 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.

    Alb�ndigas Soup

  • The latest phase of the EPA regulations is expected to reduce exhaust hydrocarbons by about 35 percent—and evaporative emissions by 45 percent.

    Lower emissions standards for riding mowers kick in this season

  • 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.

    Alb�ndigas Soup

  • “We literally build treatment plants and run the water through our evaporative cooling towers,” says Teetzel.

    In the Plex

  • 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.

    Alb�ndigas Soup

  • 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.

    Alb�ndigas Soup

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