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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Another drying method is to use a drying agent, such as silica gel.
Ethylhexanoic acid is a colorless liquid that is commonly used as a plastic stabilizer, drying agent, emollient in cosmetics, processing aid in drugs, wood preservative, and corrosion inhibitor.
Summary: Ethylhexanoic acid is a colorless liquid that is commonly used as a plastic stabilizer, drying agent, emollient in cosmetics, processing aid in drugs, wood preservative, and corrosion inhibitor.
* Drying agents. The most-common drying agent in food and beverages is alcohol.
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.
Trimethoxysilane acts like a drying agent, generating free allyl hydrazine, which then immediately reacts with the remaining trimethoxysilane to form HPTMS in the presence of Pt[O.sub.2] catalyst and heating (Scheme 1).
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.