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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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The other set was fumigated in a dessicator containing 25 mL ethanol-free chloroform in a small beaker with a few boiling chips.
Filters for chlorophyll a analysis were stored at -80[degrees]C, and filters for suspended particulate matter were dried at 60[degrees]C overnight and then placed in a dessicator.
1, 2, 4, 8, 16 hours) as test coupons are printed and left in the dessicator for the duration as required by the test specification.
Ethanol-free chloroform was added directly to approximately 5 g of field-moist soil to enhance distribution of chloroform within the sample (Ocio and Brookes, 1990) prior to incubation of samples under a chloroform atmosphere in a vacuum dessicator.
A dessicator will give more of a chewy treat rather than a true chip.
rectangle with ethanol-rinsed scissors, wrapped in aluminum, labeled, and stored at -20[degrees]C in a dessicator until further processing.
After exposure, coated slides were placed in a dessicator at a temperature of-5[degrees]C for one hour After this time, durable snow crystal replicas were suitable for microscopic examination.
In some cases, it's easily possible to store pre-treated work and tooling in a protective environment like a dessicator or an evacuable storage container.
Ten 10-g samples of soil per site were fumigated in 100-mL beakers in a vacuum dessicator for 24 h; the beakers were then removed from the desiccator and placed into mason jars for 20 d.