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Hygroscopic

Hygroscopic Meaning & Definition
Hygroscopic Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Hygroscopic?

[adj] absorbing moisture (as from the air)

Synonyms | Synonyms for Hygroscopic: absorbent | absorptive

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Hygroscopic In Webster's Dictionary

\Hy`gro*scop"ic\, a. [Cf. F. hygroscopique.] 1. Of or pertaining to, or indicated by, the hygroscope; not readily manifest to the senses, but capable of detection by the hygroscope; as, glass is often covered with a film of hygroscopic moisture. 2. Having the property of readily inbibing moisture from the atmosphere, or of the becoming coated with a thin film of moisture, as glass, etc.

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