1. One who, or that which, desiccates.

2. <chemistry> A short glass jar fitted with an air-tight cover, and containing some desiccating agent, as sulphuric acid or calcium chloride, above which is suspended the material to be dried, or preserved from moisture.

(01 Mar 1998)

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