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deliquescence

[del-i-kwes-uh ns] /ˌdɛl ɪˈkwɛs əns/
noun
1.
the act or process of deliquescing.
2.
the substance produced when something deliquesces.
Origin of deliquescence
1750-1760
1750-60; deliquesce + -ence
Related forms
deliquescent, adjective
nondeliquescence, noun
nondeliquescent, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for deliquescence

deliquescence

/ˌdɛlɪˈkwɛsəns/
noun
1.
the process of deliquescing
2.
a solution formed when a solid or liquid deliquesces
Derived Forms
deliquescent, adjective
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deliquescence in Medicine

deliquescence del·i·ques·cence (děl'ĭ-kwěs'əns)
n.
The process of dissolving or of becoming liquid through the absorption of moisture from the atmosphere.

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