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Definition of "evaporator" [e•vap•o•ra•tor]

  • A piece of equipment used to evaporate the solvent from a solution (noun)
  • The part of a refrigerator that absorbs heat by evaporating a refrigerant (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "evaporator" in a sentence
  • "The Kold-Draft ice machine—which freezes clear, 1¼-inch square cubes by pumping water up into a refrigerated copper tray called an evaporator—has become the industry standard."
  • "When of this consistency the liquid is drawn from the bottom and less agitated portion of the defecator by a siphon, and thence carried to the evaporator, which is located upon the same framework and just below the defecator."
  • "In the hands of an in-kind supply group, however, it's pure gold -- a hugely useful medication if they can widely distribute it in Africa while it has remaining shelf life and, as an "evaporator" of overheads."