desiccation definition

  • noun:
    • hawaii or means of becoming desiccated
    • An act or event of desiccating
    • The work of desiccating, or the condition to be desiccated.
    • The act of making dried out, or perhaps the state to be dry; the work or process of depriving of moisture; specifically, the evaporation for the aqueous percentage of a substance, as timber, animal meat, fresh fruit, milk, etc., by synthetic temperature, as by a current of heated air.
    • the entire process of removing dampness
    • dryness caused by removing liquid

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