Humectant

Material added to a spray to delay evaporation of the water carrier.
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humectant

[n] - any substance that is added to another substance to keep it moist
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humectant

A substance that absorbs or retains moisture, added to a product to keep it from drying out.
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Humectant

Hu·mec'tant adjective [ Latin humectans , present participle] Diluent. -- noun A diluent drink or medicine. [ Obsolete]
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humectant

A diluent drink or medicine. ... Origin: L. Humectans, p.pr. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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humectant

(hu-mek´tәnt) moistening. a moistening or diluent medicine.
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Humectant

• (a.) Diluent. • (n.) A diluent drink or medicine.
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humectant

(from the article `preservative`) ...margarine, shortening, and a variety of foods containing fats and oils. Antibiotics such as the tetracyclines are used to prevent the growth of ...
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humectant

Type: Term Pronunciation: hyū-mek′tănt Definitions: 1. Moistening. 2. A substance used to obtain a moistening effect (glycerin solution).
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Humectant

A substance that attracts and holds moisture unto itself, such as glycerin.
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Humectant

A humectant is a substance that helps retain moisture.
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Humectant

A substance capable of keeping other substances moist; added to food to prevent it from drying out.
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Humectant

A substance that absorbs or retains moisture, added to a product to keep it from drying out.
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