desiccant definition

  • noun:
    • A substance, such as for instance calcium oxide or silica gel, which have a top affinity for liquid and is utilized as a drying representative.
    • A substance (eg calcium oxide or silica serum) that is used as a drying representative due to its high affinity to water.
    • A medicine or a software that dries the outer lining that its applied.
    • a substance that encourages drying (e.g., calcium oxide digests water and is accustomed remove dampness)
  • adjective:
    • Causing dryness
    • Drying; desiccative.
  • others:
    • Drying; desiccating.

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