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  • v. Alternative form of evaporate sometimes encountered in the UK and Canada, but nowhere considered standard.


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  • Poor John Turner I remember too when Brian pinned him to the floor and you could see he was watching his own political future evapourate – no SIR you had a choice!

    John Turner has a couple of suggestions - John Geddes -

  • Besides, as a young believer, I thought too much, I was (I may say) too sincere to be happy, — and what a dreadful thing to deprive youth of its happiness! — our best energies too must evapourate with it, that is, if under the dominion of fear.

    New Letters from Charles Brown to Joseph Severn

  • And if they are in a dry atmosphere (significantly less than 100\% RH) then these droplets will evapourate quickly and you no longer have droplets.


  • a chemical change only occurs when the actual chemical makeup changes, if i take water, the chemical formula for water is h2o right? well if i freeze it it's still h2o, same goes if i evapourate it. every atom has 3 states of matter: solid, liquid and gas.

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