hydroscope

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hydroscope

[′hī·drə‚skōp]
(optics)
An instrument designed to observe objects an appreciable distance below the surface of water, consisting of a series of mirrors enclosed in a steel tube.
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It can be seen that the amine neutralized PUA samples were less hydroscopic than the NaOH neutralized sample, and nearly as good as the solventborne PUA sample.
Additionally, due to their hydroscopic nature, they can pull humidity through the coating, causing electro migration and ultimately leading to field failures of the boards," Cherubin explains.
HUMECTANTS are hydroscopic, they attract and retain moisture from the atmosphere.
Ako City, Japan) monofilament fishing line attached to a large hydroscopic, surgical-grade nylon intramuscular tag anchor according to the method of Graves et al.
Tea is hydroscopic and will pick up coffee odors like a sponge absorbs water.
Features of the Power and Energy laboratory, such as a walk-in dry room, will allow researchers the opportunity to handle moisture-sensitive or hydroscopic materials such as those used in lithium ion batteries.
Previous experimental results demonstrate that the process can be applied to individually coat hydroscopic KCI particles, which otherwise will agglomerate almost instantaneously after milling (6).
Some water-based products with long shelf lives, or hydroscopic tablets and powders, are not good candidates for PLA packaging.
The lithium salt used in these batteries can be hydroscopic (absorbs water) and become corrosive if it absorbs even small amounts of moisture.
A large, hydroscopic, surgical-grade nylon tag head was attached to the PSAT with an approximately 20 cm length of 300-pound-test Momoi[R] brand (Momoi Fishing Co.
Tea is by nature hydroscopic and is liable to absorb moisture or become easily tainted, unless care is taken at every stage of manufacture.