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deliquescence

[ del-i-kwes-uhns ]
/ ˌdɛl ɪˈkwɛs əns /
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noun
the act or process of deliquescing.
the substance produced when something deliquesces.
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Origin of deliquescence

First recorded in 1750–60; deliquesce + -ence

OTHER WORDS FROM deliquescence

del·i·ques·cent, adjectivenon·del·i·ques·cence, nounnon·del·i·ques·cent, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for deliquescence

deliquescence
/ (ˌdɛlɪˈkwɛsəns) /

noun
the process of deliquescing
a solution formed when a solid or liquid deliquesces

Derived forms of deliquescence

deliquescent, adjective
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