from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A piece of equipment used to evaporate the solvent from a solution
- n. The part of a refrigerator that absorbs heat by evaporating a refrigerant
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An apparatus for condensing vegetable juices, or for drying fruit by heat.
- n. Any device designed to evaporate a fluid.
- n. The portion of a refrigeration system in which the refrigerant evaporates and thus absorbs heat.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any apparatus used to facilitate the evaporation of the water contained in fruit, vegetable juices, saline liquids, glue, syrups, etc.; a furnace or pan used in condensing vegetable and other juices.
- n. A device for evaporating water into steam.
- n. A device, used in connection with gasolene-engines, to transform the liquid hydrocarbon into a gas or vapor by heat or by fine subdivision in a current of air.
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The Kold-Draft ice machine—which freezes clear, 1¼-inch square cubes by pumping water up into a refrigerated copper tray called an evaporator—has become the industry standard.
When of this consistency the liquid is drawn from the bottom and less agitated portion of the defecator by a siphon, and thence carried to the evaporator, which is located upon the same framework and just below the defecator.
In the hands of an in-kind supply group, however, it's pure gold -- a hugely useful medication if they can widely distribute it in Africa while it has remaining shelf life and, as an "evaporator" of overheads.
Consequently, Hanford routinely sends the water-logged tank wastes through an "evaporator" that boils the water out of the wastes.
They tried using an "evaporator" to avoid paying municipal discharge fees, but they couldn't control the odor.
He explained that mini-split systems have the evaporator unit outside, and send cooled liquid indoors through a tube to condenser units installed in one or more rooms.
The company says its mobile evaporator will cut the volume of wastewater and fresh water needed by between 50 percent and 90 percent by recycling water directly at the well site.
The company's mobile evaporator would allow natural gas producers to reuse some of the millions of gallons of water used to extract natural gas from dense shale deposits deep underground through the so-called "fracking" process.
GE's mobile evaporator, which will be available early next year, is expected to be used in regions such as North America, Europe, China and Indonesia.
The floor drain is used for condensate from the evaporator coil on the air conditioner.