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del·i·ques·cent

(del'i-kwes'ent),
Denoting a solid capable of deliquescence.
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deliquescence

(dĕ″lĭ-kwĕs′ĕns)
The process of becoming liquefied or moist by absorbing of water from the air. Ordinary table salt has this property.
deliquescent, adjective
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deliquescent

Having the property of taking up water from the atmosphere in sufficient quantity to dissolve itself.
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deliquescent

(of a substance) becoming liquid by dissolving in water absorbed from the surrounding atmosphere.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005