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drying agent

[′drī·iŋ ‚ā·jənt]
(chemistry)
Soluble or insoluble chemical substance that has such a great affinity for water that it will abstract water from a great many fluid materials; soluble chemicals are calcium chloride and glycerol, and insoluble chemicals are bauxite and silica gel. Also known as desiccant.

soluble drier, liquid drier

A liquid that is soluble in oil or in solvent-based paints and acts as a drier.
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