desiccator

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desiccator

[′des·ə‚kād·ər]
(chemical engineering)
A closed vessel, usually made of glass and having an airtight lid, used for drying solid chemicals by means of a desiccant.
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In each case, the solvent was stripped off by distillation under reduced pressure at a temperature below 40[degrees]C and dried to constant weight in a vacuum dessiccator over anhydrous calcium chloride.