evaporable

[ih-vap-er-uh-buhl]
adjective
capable of being evaporated.

Origin:
1535–45; evapor(ate) + -able

evaporability, noun
nonevaporable, adjective
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evaporate (ɪˈvæpəˌreɪt)
 
vb
1.  Compare boil to change or cause to change from a liquid or solid state to a vapour
2.  to lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization, leaving a more concentrated residue
3.  to disappear or cause to disappear; fade away or cause to fade away: all her doubts evaporated
4.  (tr) to deposit (a film, metal, etc) by vaporization of a liquid or solid and the subsequent condensation of its vapour
 
[C16: from Late Latin ēvapōrāre, from Latin vapor steam; see vapour]
 
e'vaporable
 
adj
 
evapora'bility
 
n
 
evapo'ration
 
n
 
e'vaporative
 
adj
 
e'vaporator
 
n

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The receivers include an evaporable barium getter that is used to monitor the vacuum in the receiver.
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