Definition of Deliquescence

1. n. The act of deliquescing or liquefying; process by which anything deliquesces; tendency to melt.



Definition of Deliquescence

1. Noun. The condition of being deliquescent ¹

2. Noun. The action of deliquescing ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Deliquescence

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Medical Definition of Deliquescence

1. Becoming damp or liquid by absorption of water from the atmosphere; a property of certain salts, such as CaCl2. Origin: L. De-liquesco, to melt or become liquid (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deliquescence

delinting
delints
delipidate
delipidated
delipidates
delipidating
delipidation
delipidations
deliquate
deliquated
deliquates
deliquating
deliquation
deliquesce
deliquesced
deliquescence (current term)
deliquescences
deliquescent
deliquescently
deliquesces
deliquescing
deliquesence
deliquiate
deliquiated
deliquiates
deliquiating
deliquium
deliracy
delirament
deliraments

Literary usage of Deliquescence

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1. A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts by William Nicholson (1813)
"Extract from a Memoir upon the deliquescence of Bodies, ly M. GAY LUSSAC*. ON the 17th of May last, I communicated to the Society of ..."

2. Introduction to General Science: With Experiments by Percy Elliott Rowell (1911)
"Efflorescence and deliquescence. c. 1707:56-57. Water of Crystallization ... Efflorescence and deliquescence. Apparatus: Balance, set of weights, ..."

3. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1885)
"A STUDY OF THE PHENOMENON OF deliquescence. By Pl'Of. CHAS. ... found in his experiments on the deliquescence of this substance. As, for the requirements of ..."

4. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society (1882)
"Same as deliquescence. ... Also, the condition of a body which has under- >ne deliquescence. Also, the same as Syncope. ..."

5. Manual of Introductory Chemical Practice: For the Use of Students in by George Chapman Caldwell, Abram Adams Breneman (1883)
"deliquescence.—The attraction between a solid and a liquid, in virtue of which ... This is called deliquescence. I. Leave I gm. of potassium hydrate, ..."

6. New Conversations on Chemistry: Adapted to the Present State of that Science by Thomas P. Jones, Marcet (Jane Haldimand) (1832)
"What -were formerly called Salts. Sapidity of Salts dependent upon their Solubility. Circumstances which control the Solubility of a Salt. deliquescence ..."

7. Handbook of Pharmacy, Embracing the Theory and Practice of Pharmacy and the by Virgil Coblentz (1894)
"deliquescence AND EFFLORESCENCE. deliquescence is the property, possessed by many salts, of absorbing moisture from the air. Such substances should be kept ..."

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