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Definition of deliquescence noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

deliquescence

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌdelɪˈkwesns//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdelɪˈkwesns//
 
[uncountable] (formal or chemistry)
 
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the process of becoming a liquid as a result of decaying or of absorbing water from the air; the liquid formed in this process