deliquescent deliquescent

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (especially of certain salts) becoming liquid by absorbing moisture from the air

Usage(s):

  1. The splurge tommy guns, designed with the help of a gunsmith, shoot a substance that looks like deliquescent marshmallow.
  2. In grade, the Gillette coal is a sub-bituminous kind called black lignitetough, deliquescent, easily crumbled when exposed to air, when it also tends to combust spontaneously.
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