The aridness, the desiccation, the lifelessness of everything about was somehow shocking.
The physical disinfectants are sunlight, desiccation, and heat.
The nitrate beds are thus essentially a product of desiccation.
In fine, tanning is still a preparatory method for desiccation.
Desiccation and immersion in liquids are the only means of preservation.
It preserves bodies well, but appears to favour their desiccation.
In the east, the country of Kanem, the desiccation has been most marked.
In about two months the process of desiccation was completed.
"We can put the key under the mat, and she'll never know of the 'desiccation,'" he said.
The desiccation of Central Asia is still going on, as is also probably the upheaval of a great part of the continent.