deliquescent

[ del-i-kwes-uh ns ]SEE DEFINITION OF deliquescent
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When it is soon lost in the division, as in Fig. 4, it is said to be deliquescent.

It occurs as a red, crystalline, fusible, deliquescent powder.

Medicinal or impure emetia is brownish, red, deliquescent, and emetic in doses of 1⁄4 to 1⁄2 gr.

Deliquescent, branching off so that the stem is lost in the branches, 32.

The potash salt crystallizes in quadrilateral prisms, needles or plates, and is not deliquescent.

The crystals of this salt, which are obtained with difficulty, are right rhombic prisms, and are deliquescent.

Indeed, such a process is probably already in operation, amidst the deliquescent social mass.

The bicarbonate is in colourless prisms, which have a saline, feebly alkaline taste, and are not deliquescent.

This is called a deliquescent stem (Lat., deliquescere, to melt away).

A white, opaque, deliquescent body, very soluble in water and alcohol.

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