drying agent

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Noun1.drying agent - a substance that promotes drying (e.g., calcium oxide absorbs water and is used to remove moisture)
chemical agent - an agent that produces chemical reactions
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Tenders are invited for Drying Agent for Athletic Fields
The expanded recall mainly covers inflators in front passenger air bags that do not have a chemical drying agent known as a desiccant.
Some defective airbags lack a chemical drying agent required to prevent them from getting damaged.
New process control of the dryer's rotary desiccant container can also reduce time for the regeneration of the drying agent, cutting energy consumption.
The effectiveness of a drying agent was assessed by qualitative reaction with trimethoxysilane or by recording a [sup.
A nice 38% return on investment Easy to operate 4 Bay Self-Serve Car Wash and vacuums along with 1 Bay Hi-pressure wash and rinse and drying agent, spot free and forced hot air drying.
Ivy-Dry Super is a drying agent that contains four active ingredients to control itching: zinc acetate, benzyl alcohol, camphor and menthol.
The addition of an antiseptic such as ethyl alcohol helps prevent itchiness and also serves as a drying agent.
Rather than enhancing the colors, the glass likely functioned as a desiccant, or drying agent, Spring says.
Greenkeeping staff have been out in force spraying a drying agent on the course,but competition committee chairman Will Nicholson is optimistic there will be no disruption to play today.
These findings show that drying agent treatments caused some changes in the physical structure of alfalfa epicuticular waxes and cuticles.
One potential new use for vernonia oil might be as a drying agent in reformulated oil-based or alkyd-resin paints.