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1. quick-drying

adjective. of a liquid substance that dries quickly.

Synonyms

  • changeable

Antonyms

  • constant
  • unexchangeable

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Words that Rhyme with Drying Agent

  • reagent
  • bagent

Example sentences of the word drying-agent


1. Noun Phrase
Paint manufacturers may add safflower oil to paints and varnishes as a non-yellowing drying agent 2.

2. Noun Phrase
Chemists frequently use drying agents to remove water or other contaminants from solvents.

3. Noun Phrase
Molecular sieves are one of the most effective drying agents.

2. freeze-drying

noun. a method of drying food or blood plasma or pharmaceuticals or tissue without destroying their physical structure; material is frozen and then warmed in a vacuum so that the ice sublimes.

Synonyms

  • dehydration
  • evaporation
  • freezing
  • desiccation
  • drying up
  • lyophilisation
  • lyophilization

Antonyms

  • bring to
  • unfreeze
  • unblock
  • move

3. agent-in-place

noun. an operative serving as a penetration into an intelligence target.

Synonyms

  • secret agent
  • intelligence agent
  • operative

Antonyms

  • malfunctioning
  • medical
  • insignificant

4. agent

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒənt'] an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect.

Synonyms

  • teratogen
  • weakener
  • retardation
  • quickener
  • lethal agent
  • eliminator
  • vasoconstrictor
  • invigorator
  • shortener
  • represser
  • mutagen
  • transmitter
  • retardent
  • stressor
  • infectious agent
  • vector
  • biological agent
  • satisfier
  • motor
  • biohazard
  • retardant
  • infective agent
  • relaxer
  • impairer
  • enlivener
  • cause
  • causal agency
  • vasoconstrictive
  • causal agent
  • repressor

Antonyms

  • synergist
  • antagonist
  • abstain
  • bring to

Etymology

  • agens (Latin)

5. agent

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒənt'] a substance that exerts some force or effect.

Synonyms

  • bleaching agent
  • alkaliser
  • emmenagogue
  • nerve gas
  • diluent
  • hypoglycaemic agent
  • virucide
  • lactogen
  • antifungal
  • blanching agent
  • precipitant
  • whitener
  • antiflatulent
  • antimycotic
  • lactifuge
  • gastric antacid
  • antacid
  • thinner
  • disinfectant
  • viricide
  • drug
  • antimycotic agent
  • alkalizer
  • hypnagogue
  • chemical agent
  • coagulator
  • vermicide
  • galactagogue
  • coolant
  • germicide
  • mitogen
  • fungicide
  • hypoglycemic agent
  • coagulant
  • substance
  • dilutant
  • solvating agent
  • antiacid
  • inducer
  • nerve agent
  • antimicrobic
  • cause
  • causal agency
  • antimicrobial
  • causal agent
  • antifungal agent
  • bleach

Antonyms

  • afferent
  • noncausative
  • biological
  • nonrepresentative

Etymology

  • agens (Latin)

6. agent

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒənt'] a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations.

Synonyms

  • deputy
  • special agent
  • talent agent
  • parliamentary agent
  • proxy
  • intelligence officer
  • next friend
  • general agent
  • purchasing agent
  • shopper
  • intelligence agent
  • government agent
  • shipping agent
  • surrogate
  • universal agent
  • placeholder
  • business agent
  • representative
  • secret agent
  • booking agent
  • mill agent
  • procurator
  • handler
  • operative
  • literary agent
  • employment agent
  • bailee
  • booker

Antonyms

  • general agent
  • dissuade
  • blacken
  • black

Etymology

  • agens (Latin)

7. agent

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒənt'] a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission.

Synonyms

  • businessperson
  • underwriter
  • investment banker
  • travel agent
  • real estate broker
  • insurance broker
  • securities firm
  • general agent
  • insurance agent
  • auctioneer
  • syndic
  • land agent
  • house agent
  • ship broker
  • bourgeois
  • broker
  • factor
  • brokerage
  • stockbroker
  • estate agent
  • real estate agent

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • activator
  • inhibitor
  • unhealthful

Etymology

  • agens (Latin)

8. agent

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒənt'] the semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause.

Synonyms

  • semantic role
  • participant role

Antonyms

  • synergistic
  • septic
  • generic drug

Etymology

  • agens (Latin)

9. agent

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒənt'] any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau.

Synonyms

  • official
  • trustbuster
  • federal official
  • federal agent
  • Federal
  • Fed
  • Indian agent

Antonyms

  • intelligence
  • acceleration
  • curve
  • walk

Etymology

  • agens (Latin)
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