Desiccation

Accelerated drying of a plant or plant parts.

desiccation

  1. dryness resulting from the removal of water
  2. the process of extracting moisture (as by heat)

Desiccation

Desiccation is the state of extreme dryness, or the process of extreme drying. A desiccant is a hygroscopic (attracts and holds water) substance that induces or sustains such a state in its local vicinity in a moderately sealed container. == Chemistry == A desiccator is a heavy glass or plastic container used in practical chemistry for making or k...
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Desiccation

• (n.) The act of desiccating, or the state of being desiccated.
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desiccation

(des″ĭ-ka´shәn) the act of drying; see also dehydration and xerosis.
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Desiccation

Des`ic·ca'tion noun [ Confer French dessiccation .] The act of desiccating, or the state of being desiccated.
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Desiccation

any process of moisture removal (Morris 1992).
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Desiccation

Drying out
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Desiccation

Drying out of foliage tissues, usually due to drought or wind.
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Desiccation

drying.
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Desiccation

The process of drying; removal of water.
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Desiccation

The process of removing moisture; involves evaporation.
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desiccation

The removal of moisture from a substance by evaporation. Related category • HUMIDITY AND MOISTURE CONTROL
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desiccation

To dehydrate or remove water content. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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desiccation

Type: Term Pronunciation: des′i-kā′shŭn Definitions: 1. The process of being desiccated. Synonyms: dehydration4, exsiccation1
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