Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as hygroscopic, 2.
- Of or pertaining to the hydroscope.
““Much impertinence is hydroscopic,” said the speaker on the translator console.”
“You think the thing said ‘Much impertinence is hydroscopic’?”
“This will help keep hydroscopic powder from clumping like cat litter.”
“Yeah, the Christmas Day bombing on Northwest, it would have gone down had this explosive and the detonator been what's called hydroscopic.”
“Honey has a further defense against invasion from bacteria in that it is hydroscopic.”
“It is non-volatile, non-hydroscopic, but only slightly soluble in water.”
“Natural moisturiser that is ‘hydroscopic’ ie it attracts water from the air to the skin to keep it moisturised”
“Black powder used right up to the turn of the century was hydroscopic, and contributed to grody barrels.”
“It is hydroscopic and so will draw more moisture and retain more moisture in the dough, thus helping to keep the bread a bit more moist than it otherwise might be.”
“The hydroscopic (picking up water) leads to particles around a micron in size, which scatters light well, leading to the white color.”
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