How Does a Desiccator Work?

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A desiccator works by having a desiccant such as silica contained within it to absorb the moisture from a substance and the air surrounding it. You can find more information here: http://chemistry.about.com/od/chemistrylab/a/make-a-dessicator.htm
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Desiccation is what happens to your hands once they dry out. Once the water is missing your hands become dry. The same goes for the disks in your back and neck. For more information
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The English word 'desiccation' has a couple of senses or meanings: 1: the process of extracting moisture; 2: dryness resulting from the removal of water.
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1. Put any used desiccant into a waterproof plastic bag such as a Ziploc bag and store it in any cupboard out of the reach of children. You can reuse the desiccant at another time
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( ′des·ə′kād·ər ) (chemical engineering) A closed vessel, usually made of glass and having an airtight lid, used for drying solid chemicals
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