Definition of pervaporate in English:

pervaporate

verb

Chemistry
  • 1no object Of a liquid: to undergo pervaporation. rare.

  • 2with object To cause (a liquid) to undergo pervaporation.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the American Chemical Society. From per- + -vaporate, after pervaporation.

Pronunciation

pervaporate

/pəˈvapəreɪt/