deliquesces

del·i·quesce || ‚delɪ'kwes v. become a liquid; melt

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Deliquescence — Del i*ques cence, n. [Cf. F. d[ e]liquescence.] The act of deliquescing or liquefying; process by which anything deliquesces; tendency to melt. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inky cap — noun Date: 1923 a mushroom (genus Coprinus, especially C. atramentarius) whose pileus deliquesces into an inky fluid after the spores have matured called also ink cap …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Meliae — Greek deities series Primordial deities Titans and Olympians Aquatic deities Chthonic deities …   Wikipedia

  • Elixir of life — The elixir of life, from Arabic: الإكسير, also known as the elixir of immortality or Dancing Water or Persian: Aab e Hayaat آب حیات and sometimes equated with the philosopher s stone, is a legendary potion, or drink, that grants the drinker… …   Wikipedia

  • Tachyhydrite — is an unstable mineral, a hydrous chloride of calcium and magnesium with formula: CaMg2Cl6 middot;12H2O. It is a rare component of marine evaporite salt deposits. Upon exposure to moist air it rapidly deliquesces and dissolves.It forms a… …   Wikipedia

  • Air dryer — A compressed air dryer is a device for removing water vapor from compressed air. Compressed air dryers are commonly found in a wide range of industrial and commercial facilities. The process of air compression concentrates atmospheric… …   Wikipedia

  • deliquescence — deliquescent, adj. /del i kwes euhns/, n. 1. the act or process of deliquescing. 2. the substance produced when something deliquesces. [1750 60; DELIQUESCE + ENCE] * * * ▪ chemistry       the process by which a substance absorbs moisture from the …   Universalium

  • deliquescence — del•i•ques•cence [[t]ˌdɛl ɪˈkwɛs əns[/t]] n. 1) chem. the act or process of deliquescing 2) chem. the substance produced when something deliquesces • Etymology: 1790–1800 del i•ques′cent, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • deliquescence — /dɛlɪˈkwɛsəns/ (say deli kwesuhns) noun 1. the act or process of deliquescing. 2. the liquid when something deliquesces. –deliquescent, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • del|i|ques|cence — «DEHL uh KWEHS uhns», noun. 1. the act or process of deliquescing or melting away. 2. the liquid or solution produced when something deliquesces …   Useful english dictionary

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