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deliquesce

División en sílabas: del·i·quesce
Pronunciación: /ˌdeləˈkwes
 
/

Definición de deliquesce en inglés:

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[no object]
1(Of organic matter) become liquid, typically during decomposition.
Example sentences
  • Leave somewhere warm for several days to allow the mushrooms to deliquesce.
1.1 Chemistry (Of a solid) become liquid by absorbing moisture from the air.
Example sentences
  • In situ aerosol pH is the pH value of deliquesced aerosols in the atmosphere.
  • It is necessary, however, to be packed in a container, since the salt is deliquesced with absorption of moisture in air.

Origen

mid 18th century: from Latin deliquescere 'dissolve', from de- 'down' + liquescere 'become liquid' (from liquere 'be liquid').

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