Hygroscopic

Having a marked ability to accelerate the condensation of water vapour.
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hygroscopic

[adj] - absorbing moisture (as from the air)
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Hygroscopic

Able to absorb moisture from air. For example, sodium hydroxide pellets are so hygroscopic that they dissolve in the water they absorb from the air. See also: Air, Water.
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hygroscopic

Able to absorb moisture from air. For example, sodium hydroxide pellets are so hygroscopic that they dissolve in the water they absorb from the air.
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Hygroscopic

Capacity to absorb water.
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hygroscopic

(1) Possessing a marked ability to accelerate the condensation of water vapor; applied to condensation nuclei composed of salts that yield aqueous solutions of a very low equilibrium vapor pressure compared with that of pure water at the same temperature. (2) Pertaining to a substance whose physical characteristics are appreciably altered by effect
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Hygroscopic

Tending to absorb water vapor.
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Hygroscopic

Hy`gro·scop'ic adjective [ Confer French hygroscopique .] 1. Of or pertaining to, or indicated by, the hygroscope; not readily manifest to the senses, but capable of detection by the hygroscope; as, glass is often covered with a film of hygroscopic moisture. 2. Having the
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hygroscopic

Pertaining to tissue or substance that is sensitive to water orwater vapor. ... Pertaining to a substance that accelerates the condensation of water vapor. ... Pertaining to water that iselectrostatically bound to the surface of dirt particles and is thereforeunavailable to plants. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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hygroscopic

adjective absorbing moisture (as from the air)
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hygroscopic

(hi″gro-skop´ik) readily absorbing moisture.
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Hygroscopic

• (a.) Of or pertaining to, or indicated by, the hygroscope; not readily manifest to the senses, but capable of detection by the hygroscope; as, glass is often covered with a film of hygroscopic moisture. • (a.) Having the property of readily inbibing moisture from the atmosphere, or of the becoming coated with a thin film of moisture, as
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hygroscopic

hygroscopic 1. Capable of absorbing, or sensitive to, water from moist air. 2. Relating to a compound that easily absorbs moisture from the atmosphere.
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Hygroscopic

Substances that have the ability to absorb water and therefore accelerate the condensation process.
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hygroscopic

Changes its moisture content to be in equilibrium with the atmosphere
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hygroscopic

(1) Possessing a marked ability to accelerate the condensation of water vapor; applied to condensation nuclei composed of salts that yield aqueous solutions of a very low equilibrium vapor pressure compared with that of pure water at the same temperature. (2) Pertaining to a substance whose physical characteristics are appreciably altered by effect
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hygroscopic

Type: Term Pronunciation: hī′grō-skop′ik Definitions: 1. Denoting a substance capable of readily absorbing and retaining moisture, NaOH, CaCl2.
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HYGROSCOPIC

Absorbing or attracting moisture from the air.
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HYGROSCOPIC

Absorbing or attracting moisture from the air.
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Hygroscopic

Capable of absorbing water from the air.
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Hygroscopic

Attracting, absorbing and retaining atmospheric moisture.
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hygroscopic

Describing a mineral that intakes and retains water from the atmosphere, and forms part of its structure. Hygroscopic minerals should be kept away from humid areas and water, and should preferably be kept in rice or silica gel which absorb moisture, since water can destroy such minerals.
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Hygroscopic

Able to absorb moisture from air. For example, sodium hydroxide pellets are so hygroscopic that they
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Hygroscopic

Capable of absorbing moisture from atmosphere.
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Hygroscopic

Readily absorbing, becoming coated with, and retaining moisture, but not enough to make a liquid.
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