desiccant desiccant


  • (n) a substance that promotes drying (e.g., calcium oxide absorbs water and is used to remove moisture)



  1. When the moisture in the bird's body had turned to ice, Meryman used a vacuum pump and a chemical desiccant to remove the water in the form of vapor from the frozen body.
  2. Amber may have been used by Egyptians in the mummification process, possibly because it is a powerful desiccant, or drying agent.


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    on June 27, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

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