hygroscopicity

The ability of a substance 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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Hygroscopicity

• (n.) The property possessed by vegetable tissues of absorbing or discharging moisture according to circumstances.
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hygroscopicity

(from the article `wood`) Wood can absorb water as a liquid, if in contact with it, or as vapour from the surrounding atmosphere. Although wood can absorb other liquids and ...
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Hygroscopicity

Hy`gro·sco·pic'i·ty noun (Botany) The property possessed by vegetable tissues of absorbing or discharging moisture according to circumstances.
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hygroscopicity

hygroscopicity 1. The quality, or degree, of absorbing moisture. 2. The property possessed by vegetable tissues of absorbing or discharging moisture according to circumstances.
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Hygroscopicity

Hygroscopicity is the taking up and giving out of moisture to and from the atmosphere.
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Hygroscopicity

The ability of a substance to absorb moisture from air. For example, sodium hydroxide pellets are so
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