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1. desiccation

noun. ['ˌdɛsəˈkeɪʃən'] the process of extracting moisture.

Synonyms

  • inspissation
  • evaporation
  • drying up
  • plastination
  • lyophilisation
  • extraction
  • freeze-drying
  • lyophilization

Antonyms

  • intemperance
  • moistness
  • humidity
  • moisture

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Words that Rhyme with Desiccation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
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  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
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  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
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  • experimentation
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  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
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  • self-perpetuation
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  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word desiccation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Fossils may also be formed when a plant or animal becomes trapped in asphalt, amber or through desiccation.

2. desiccation

noun. ['ˌdɛsəˈkeɪʃən'] dryness resulting from the removal of water.

Synonyms

  • dehydration
  • xerotes
  • waterlessness

Antonyms

  • sogginess
  • dry
  • wet
  • condition
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