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Noun Concept
Categories: Desiccants, Packaging, Homogeneous catalysis
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desiccant  drying agent  drier  siccative  Oil drying agent
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A substance that promotes drying (e.g., calcium oxide absorbs water and is used to remove moisture) WordNet 3.0
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A substance that promotes drying (e.g., calcium oxide absorbs water and is used to remove moisture) WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
A desiccant is a hygroscopic substance that is used to induce or sustain a state of dryness in its vicinity; it is the opposite of a humectant. Wikipedia
An oil drying agent, also known as siccative, is a coordination compound that accelerates the hardening of drying oils, often as they are used in oil-based paints. Wikipedia
A substance that absorbs or adsorbs water Wikipedia Disambiguation
Often used in painting Wikipedia Disambiguation
Painting implement Wikidata
Hygroscopic substance that induces or sustains a state of dryness in its vicinity Wikidata
A substance (such as calcium oxide or silica gel) that is used as a drying agent because of its high affinity for water. Wiktionary
Any compound that has an affinity for water such that it will extract it from other materials; a desiccant. Wiktionary