Definition of evaporation in US English:

evaporation

noun

  • 1The process of turning from liquid into vapor.

    ‘snow cover prevents evaporation of water from the soil’
    1. 1.1 The process of something abstract ceasing to exist.
      ‘thousands of employees witnessed the rapid evaporation of their retirement plans’
      ‘the police's attempt to dictate public policy led to a sudden evaporation of support’

Pronunciation

evaporation

/əˌvæpəˈreɪʃ(ə)n//əˌvapəˈrāSH(ə)n/