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(des'i-kā'tŏr, tōr),
1. Synonym(s): desiccant (2)
2. An apparatus, such as a glass chamber containing calcium chloride, sulfuric acid, or other drying agent, in which a material is placed for drying.
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All solvent-casting films were stored at a glass desiccator at room temperature for 24 h.
Following, they were dried again in the oven and immediately transferred to a desiccators after awhile, Individual bones weighed and were burned about 7 hours in a furnace at temperature of 550[degrees]C.
were thoroughly mixed and heated at 1500 [degrees]C for 6 h in a furnace (Model 51333, Lindburg, Watertown, WI) and quenched at room temperature in a desiccator.
AIOU has a well established laboratory with all necessary laboratory equipments including Weighing Balances, Dissolved Oxygen, Conductivity and pH Meters, Incubator, Spectrophotometer, Furnace, Hot Air Oven, Vacuum Desiccators etc in addition to the common facilities for field oriented practical work.
The tubes were kept in desiccators containing 10% KOH to maintain 85-90% humidity.
The scientists placed the puree powder into vacuum desiccators containing phosphorus to create a totally dried atmosphere.
Non-glassware desiccators are air-tight boxes, constructed from one of a variety of materials--acrylic, polystyrene, stainless steel or fiberglass.
Sillifant hoped to improve on the other chemical-free desiccators the direct-burn gas type - which he regards as inefficient and expensive.
The mixtures were then degassed in vacuum desiccators for 1 hour to remove the entrapped air, followed by pouring into trapezium shape release-coated silicone mould before cured at room temperature for 24 hours.