an atmometer consisting of a pan about 4 feet (1.2 meters) in diameter and 10 inches (25.4 cm) in depth.
- Evaporation pressure
evaporation pressure See vapor pressure.
- Evaporative cooling
noun a system or process in which the heat is removed from an object by the evaporation of a liquid coolant; also, the process in which outside air is pre-cooled before passing through a space
[ih-vap-uh-rey-ter] /ɪˈvæp əˌreɪ tər/ noun 1. a device in which evaporation takes place, as for thickening syrup. 2. the part of a refrigeration system in which the refrigerant absorbs heat and changes from a liquid to a gas.
[ih-vap-uh-rim-i-ter] /ɪˌvæp əˈrɪm ɪ tər/ noun 1. . /ɪˌvæpəˈrɪmɪtə/ noun 1. another name for atmometer evaporimeter (ĭ-vāp’ə-rĭm’ĭ-tər) See atmometer.