evaporate vs vaporize what difference

what is difference between evaporate and vaporize

English

Etymology

From Latin ēvapōrātus, perfect passive participle of ēvapōrō (evaporate).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪˈvæpəɹeɪt/

Verb

evaporate (third-person singular simple present evaporates, present participle evaporating, simple past and past participle evaporated)

  1. (intransitive) to transition from a liquid state into a gaseous state
  2. (transitive) to expel moisture from (usually by means of artificial heat), leaving the solid portion
    to evaporate apples
  3. (transitive) to give vent to; to dissipate
    • 1641, Henry Wotton, A Parallel between Robert late Earl of Essex and George late Duke of Buckingham
      My lord of Essex evaporated his thoughts in a sonnet.
  4. (figuratively) to disappear; to escape or pass off without effect
    • 1625, Francis Bacon, Of Seditions and Troubles
      To give moderate liberty for griefs to evaporate [] is a safe way.

Related terms

  • evaporation
  • evaporator
  • vapour

Translations


Italian

Verb

evaporate

  1. inflection of evaporare:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative
  2. feminine plural of evaporato

Anagrams

  • operavate

Latin

Participle

ēvapōrāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of ēvapōrātus


English

Alternative forms

  • vaporise
  • vapourize

Etymology

vapor +‎ -ize

Verb

vaporize (third-person singular simple present vaporizes, present participle vaporizing, simple past and past participle vaporized)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To turn into vapor.

Translations

See also

  • nebulize
  • pulverize

Portuguese

Verb

vaporize

  1. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of vaporizar
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of vaporizar
  3. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of vaporizar
  4. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of vaporizar

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