exsiccate


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ex·sic·cate

 (ĕk′sĭ-kāt′)
intr. & tr.v. ex·sic·cat·ed, ex·sic·cat·ing, ex·sic·cates
To dry up or cause to dry up.

[Middle English exsiccaten, from Latin exsiccāre, exsiccāt- : ex-, ex- + siccāre, to dry (from siccus, dry).]

ex′sic·ca′tion n.
ex′sic·ca′tive adj.
ex′sic·ca′tor n.

exsiccate

(ˈɛksɪˌkeɪt)
vb
to dry up; desiccate
[C15: from Latin exsiccāre, from siccus dry]
ˌexsicˈcation n
ˈexsiccative adj
ˈexsicˌcator n

ex•sic•cate

(ˈɛk sɪˌkeɪt)

v.t. -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
to dry or remove the moisture from, as a substance.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin exsiccātus, past participle of exsiccāre to dry up]
ex`sic•ca′tion, n.

exsiccate


Past participle: exsiccated
Gerund: exsiccating

Imperative
exsiccate
exsiccate
Present
I exsiccate
you exsiccate
he/she/it exsiccates
we exsiccate
you exsiccate
they exsiccate
Preterite
I exsiccated
you exsiccated
he/she/it exsiccated
we exsiccated
you exsiccated
they exsiccated
Present Continuous
I am exsiccating
you are exsiccating
he/she/it is exsiccating
we are exsiccating
you are exsiccating
they are exsiccating
Present Perfect
I have exsiccated
you have exsiccated
he/she/it has exsiccated
we have exsiccated
you have exsiccated
they have exsiccated
Past Continuous
I was exsiccating
you were exsiccating
he/she/it was exsiccating
we were exsiccating
you were exsiccating
they were exsiccating
Past Perfect
I had exsiccated
you had exsiccated
he/she/it had exsiccated
we had exsiccated
you had exsiccated
they had exsiccated
Future
I will exsiccate
you will exsiccate
he/she/it will exsiccate
we will exsiccate
you will exsiccate
they will exsiccate
Future Perfect
I will have exsiccated
you will have exsiccated
he/she/it will have exsiccated
we will have exsiccated
you will have exsiccated
they will have exsiccated
Future Continuous
I will be exsiccating
you will be exsiccating
he/she/it will be exsiccating
we will be exsiccating
you will be exsiccating
they will be exsiccating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been exsiccating
you have been exsiccating
he/she/it has been exsiccating
we have been exsiccating
you have been exsiccating
they have been exsiccating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been exsiccating
you will have been exsiccating
he/she/it will have been exsiccating
we will have been exsiccating
you will have been exsiccating
they will have been exsiccating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been exsiccating
you had been exsiccating
he/she/it had been exsiccating
we had been exsiccating
you had been exsiccating
they had been exsiccating
Conditional
I would exsiccate
you would exsiccate
he/she/it would exsiccate
we would exsiccate
you would exsiccate
they would exsiccate
Past Conditional
I would have exsiccated
you would have exsiccated
he/she/it would have exsiccated
we would have exsiccated
you would have exsiccated
they would have exsiccated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.exsiccate - lose water or moisture; "In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly"
dry, dry out - remove the moisture from and make dry; "dry clothes"; "dry hair"

exsiccate

verb
To make or become free of moisture:
References in periodicals archive ?
The money will exsiccate within 44 months just as donations dry up in the mystery of time and the pockets of Egyptian knaves.
Exsiccate of the vegetal material selected was kept at the herbarium of the Uni-versidade Federal de Sergipe (Voucher # ASE 8245).