Question
Wed September 18, 2013 By: Bhanupriya Khurana
 

What is the difference between boiling and evaporation?

Expert Reply
Vaibhav Chavan
Wed September 18, 2013

Evaporation

Boiling

Takes place at all temperatures.

Boiling occurs at a particular temperature.

Evaporation takes place from the surface.

In boiling, the entire liquid boils.

Can occur using the internal energy of the system.

Boiling requires an external source of heat.

Evaporation produces cooling.

Boiling does not.

It is a slow process.

Boiling is a rapid process.

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