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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.
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The tests at 75, 90 and 100[degrees]C were performed in an exsiccator placed into an electrically heated oven (Fig.
After milling, all samples were kept in high-density polyethylene bags at room temperature in an exsiccator until mineralization.