Definición de deliquescent en inglés:

deliquescent

Silabificación: del·i·ques·cent
Pronunciación: /deliˈkwesənt
 
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adjetivo

  • 1Becoming liquid or having a tendency to become liquid.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Remember that there may technically be stronger drinks in the desert, but since ethanol is deliquescent, any such drinks would absorb water from the air to remain at most 96% by volume alcohol.
    • Like bookends to the main event, he added orderly and totemic panels of more intimate scale, frosted over by a deliquescent rust applied like wash to gatherings of yet more lost things.
    • That said, his third solo exhibition at Kasmin featured 10 roiling, deliquescent abstractions that refer less to nature than to the mediated status of its representation.
  • 1.1 Chemistry (Of a solid) tending to absorb moisture from the air and dissolve in it.
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    • Potassium carbonate is deliquescent, which means that it will absorb water from the air.
    • The aqueous-phase chemistry of deliquescent sea-salt aerosols in the remote marine boundary layer is investigated with a steady state box model.
    • The number of particles is independent of the deliquescent state at which they are measured.

Derivativos

deliquescence

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He had slushy ferric salts succumbing to their own deliquescence.
  • An extended communal deliquescence into the same subway sludge from which the torment arose.
  • Aids may not have specific symptoms, but Ebola most certainly does - a short incubation period followed by massive collapse and eventual deliquescence of the internal organs.

Origen

late 18th century: from Latin deliquescent- 'dissolving', from the verb deliquescere (see deliquesce).

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