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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A substance, such as sulfuric acid, that removes water.
  • n. An appliance or an engineered system designed to remove water from substances such as absorbents or food.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A drying agent
  • n. A device that removes water from a material

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