[ih-vap-oh-tran-spuh-rey-shuh n] /ɪˌvæp oʊˌtræn spəˈreɪ ʃən/
the process of transferring moisture from the earth to the atmosphere by of water and from plants.
Also called flyoff, water loss. the total volume transferred by this process.
the return of water vapour to the atmosphere by evaporation from land and water surfaces and by the transpiration of vegetation
[ev-uh-ris-tuh s] /ˌɛv əˈrɪs təs/ noun 1. Saint, died a.d. 105, pope 97–105.
[ey-vah-zey] /ˌeɪ vɑˈzeɪ/ adjective 1. widened at the top, as a vase or chimney flue.
[ih-vey-zhuh n] /ɪˈveɪ ʒən/ noun 1. an act or instance of escaping, avoiding, or shirking something: evasion of one’s duty. 2. the avoiding of an argument, accusation, question, or the like, as by a subterfuge: The old political boss was notorious for his practice of evasion. 3. a means of ; subterfuge; an excuse or […]
[ih-vey-siv] /ɪˈveɪ sɪv/ adjective 1. tending or seeking to ; characterized by : an evasive answer. 2. elusive or evanescent. /ɪˈveɪsɪv/ adjective 1. tending or seeking to evade; avoiding the issue; not straightforward 2. avoiding or seeking to avoid trouble or difficulties: to take evasive action 3. hard to catch or obtain; elusive adj. 1725, […]