evaporable water

evaporable water

[i¦vap·rə·bəl ′wȯd·ər]
(materials)
Water present in capillaries or held by surface forces in cement that has set; measured as the amount of water that can be removed by drying under specified conditions.

evaporable water

Water in set cement paste which is present in capillaries or held by surface forces; measured as that water which is removable by drying under specified conditions.
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Rapid reduction in weight up to 300[degrees]C was mainly due to dehydration of free evaporable water in the specimen.