verb (used without object), del·i·quesced, del·i·quesc·ing.
- delinquency, juvenile,
Origin of deliquesce
Examples from the Web for deliquesce
And all the substances which this acid unites with crystallize, and do not deliquesce.
This feebler cohesive force renders it apt to deliquesce, especially if there be a small excess of the alkali.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
The plant at the extreme right has expanded and begun to deliquesce.
The gills are free, flesh-colored, and inclined to deliquesce.
In this figure one can see the change in color of the gills just at the time when they begin to deliquesce.Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.|George Francis Atkinson