siccative


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siccative

 [sik´ah-tiv]
1. drying; removing moisture.
2. an agent that produces drying.

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]

siccative

(sĭk′ə-tĭv)
n.
A substance added to paints and some medicines to promote drying; a drier.

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]

siccative

1. drying; removing moisture.
2. an agent that produces drying.