desiccator

[des-i-key-ter]
noun
1.
an apparatus for drying fruit, milk, etc.
2.
Chemistry.
a.
an apparatus for absorbing the moisture present in a chemical substance.
b.
an airtight, usually glass container containing calcium chloride or some other drying agent for absorbing the moisture of another substance placed in the container.

Origin:
1830–40; desiccate + -or2

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desiccator (ˈdɛsɪˌkeɪtə)
 
n
1.  any apparatus for drying milk, fruit, etc
2.  an airtight box or jar containing a desiccant, used to dry chemicals and protect them from the water vapour in the atmosphere

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Example sentences
Attach desiccator unit to last impinger of the train.
Transfer the coated adsorbent to a suitable container and store it in a vacuum
  desiccator at room temperature overnight.
After evaporation of the solvent on a hot plate and cooling in a desiccator,
  the fat is weighed and fat content calculated.
Remove the sample from the oven and allow it to cool to room temperature in a
  desiccator.
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