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Meaning of HUMECTANT

Pronunciation:  hyoo'mektunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any substance that is added to another substance to keep it moist
 

HUMECTANT is a 9 letter word that starts with H.

 

 See Also: matter, propanediol, propylene glycol, substance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hu*mec"tant\, a. [L. humectans, p. pr.]
Diluent. -- n. A diluent drink or medicine. [Obs.]

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Moistens or dilutes.
 

 

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