Find another word for hygroscopic. In this page you can discover 6 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hygroscopic, like: deliquesce, zinc-oxide, , plasticizer, humic and adsorptive.
It is very hygroscopic, absorbing water with the evolution of hydrochloric acid.
Hardy in 1875 (Ber., 8, p. 1594), and is a crystalline, very hygroscopic solid.
Potassium phenolate, C 6 H 5 OK, crystallizes in fine needles, is very hygroscopic and oxidizes rapidly on exposure.
Anhydrous calcium chloride, prepared by heating the hydrate to 200° (preferably in a current of hydrochloric acid gas, which prevents the formation of any oxychloride), is very hygroscopic, and is used as a desiccating agent.
The spores differ from those of ferns in their outer coat (exospore) being split up into four club-shaped hygroscopic threads (elaters) which are curled when moist, but become straightened when dry.