Desiccating
Desiccate Des"ic*cate (?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Desiccated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Desiccating}.] [L. desiccatus, p. p. of desiccare to dry up; de- + siccare to dry, siccus dry. See {Sack} wine.] To dry up; to deprive or exhaust of moisture; to preserve by drying; as, to desiccate fish or fruit. [1913 Webster]

Bodies desiccated by heat or age. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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