Root Word of the Day: EVAPORATE

evaporate (verb) – to transition from a liquid to a gaseous state, typically as a consequence of heat or forced ventilation; to disperse, fade, or vanish
BREAKDOWN: E- (out) + VAP- (steam or mist) + -OR (state) + -ATE (to do or make)


This word is built on the root VAP-, which means steam or mist.
Common VAP- words include evaporation and vapor.
More esoteric VAP- words include devaporation and pervaporate.

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