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Meaning of DESICCATION

Pronunciation:  d`esuk'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the process of extracting moisture
  2. [n]  dryness resulting from the removal of water
 

DESICCATION is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: dehydration, dehydration, drying up, evaporation
 
 See Also: dryness, extraction, freeze-drying, inspissation, lyophilisation, lyophilization, waterlessness, xerotes

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Des`ic*ca"tion\, n. [Cf. F. dessiccation.]
The act of desiccating, or the state of being desiccated.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Drying.
 

 

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