Desiccant Definition

dĕsĭ-kənt
noun
A substance having a great affinity for water and used as a drying agent.
Webster's New World
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adjective
Drying.
Webster's New World

Causing dryness.

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Other Word Forms of Desiccant

Noun

Singular:
desiccant
Plural:
desiccants

Origin of Desiccant

  • From Latin dēsiccāns dēsiccant- present participle of dēsiccāre to desiccate desiccate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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