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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The return of water vapour to the atmosphere from ground water and plants through natural processes.

Usage examples (31)
  • Aquatic weeds use more water in evapotranspiration than is lost by evaporation from the equivalent area of open water.
  • In a process called evapotranspiration, trees draw water from their roots and then
  • Within the cycle are various shortcuts, such as evapotranspiration from vegetation and direct evaporation from soil.
  • Precipitation and evapotranspiration in the Arctic for more
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