Origin of deliquescence
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Now it is the deliquescence of formal verse that is to be feared.Unicorns
At length, we arrived at the spot, but in a state of deliquescence and exhaustion not to be described.
Helpless, boneless, and jelly-like, old age had overtaken her with a mild form of deliquescence.On the Frontier
Deliquescence and later migration of the more soluble nitrates resulted in their accumulation around the edges of the basins.The Economic Aspect of Geology
C. K. Leith
It was the preliminary dwarfing and deliquescence of the mature old beside the embryonic mass of the new.Anticipations
Herbert George Wells
- the process of deliquescing
- a solution formed when a solid or liquid deliquesces
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- The process of dissolving or of becoming liquid through the absorption of moisture from the atmosphere.
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