siccant


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sic·cant

(sik'ănt),
1. Drying; removing moisture from surrounding substances.
2. A substance with such properties.
Synonym(s): siccative
[L. siccans (-ant-), pres. p. of sicco, pp. -atus, to dry]

siccant

[sik′ənt]
Etymology: L, siccus, dry

sic·cant

(sik'ănt)
1. Drying; removing moisture from surrounding substances.
2. A substance with such properties.
Synonym(s): siccative.
[L. siccans (-ant-), pres. p. of sicco, pp. -atus, to dry]