Definition of evapotranspiration in English:

evapotranspiration

Line breaks: evapo|trans¦pir¦ation
Pronunciation: /ɪˌvapəʊtranspɪˈreɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • The process by which water is transferred from the land to the atmosphere by evaporation from the soil and other surfaces and by transpiration from plants.
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    • In the simulation of stomatal conductance, the Jarvis model has been applied widely to studies of evapotranspiration, land surface processes and the biogeochemical cycle.
    • Tropical forests also maintain a balance of species by providing pest control services, and they regulate surface temperatures and local and regional climates through the process of evapotranspiration.
    • Moreover, fewer trees in cities reduce shading and evapotranspiration, in which plants use up heat by, essentially, sweating.

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