What is the difference between evaporation and boiling?

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Mar 15, 2018

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Explanation:

  • Evaporation:
    Definition:
    "Evaporation is the changing of liquid into vapours from the surface of liquid without heating it."
    Temperature:
    Evaporation takes place at all temperature.
    Place of Occurance:
    Evaporation occurs only from the surface of liquid.

  • Boiling:
    Definition:
    "Boiling is the rapid vapourization of liquid into vapours at the boiling point of liquid,the temperature at which vapour pressure of liquid becomes equal to atmospheric pressure."
    Temperature:
    Boiling occurs at a fixed temperature called Boiling Point of liquid.
    Place of Occurance:
    Boiling occurs from the surface of liquid as well as within the liquid.