hygroscopic definition

  • adjective:
    • easily absorbing moisture, as from atmosphere.
    • Readily taking up and retaining liquid, specially from atmosphere.
    • Of or pertaining to, or indicated by, the hygroscope; maybe not easily manifest to your sensory faculties, but with the capacity of detection by the hygroscope.
    • getting the home of easily inbibing dampness from environment, or of the getting covered with a thin movie of moisture, as cup, etc.
    • absorbing moisture (as from the environment)
  • others:
    • Pertaining to the hygroscope; perceptible or with the capacity of becoming recognized only because of the hygroscope.
    • obtaining the property of taking in dampness from the environment, as hygroscopic muscle, or to become coated with a film of dampness.
    • In botany, responsive to dampness; brought on by dampness; going when moistened and then dried, as elaters of Equisetum or perhaps the peristome of mosses.

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