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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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The hydroscopic properties of different samples were investigated by determining their water absorptions.
This results can be explained by highly hydroscopic characteristics of red ginseng as shown in Table 1.
Kohler, H., 1936: The nucleus in and the growth of hydroscopic droplets.
This approach is most applicable when the materials used are not significantly hydroscopic, so there is a direct relationship between the independent variables and relative humidity of the bed ( i.e.
Honey is an ultra-saturated sugar that due to high osmolarity, low level of hydrogen peroxide and hydroscopic property results in killing bacteria.
Polyimide is hydroscopic and can absorb close to 3% of its weight in water when directly immersed.
Ismail [21] explained that CaCl2 is hydroscopic (absorbs moisture), which is believed to be one of the reasons for its effectiveness in controlling weight loss.
Tea as a commodity is hydroscopic and can easily pick up a taint when left in cupboards next to other stronger smelling products, unless stored in an airtight tin/canister.
Upsalite is for example found to absorb more water at low relative humidities than the best materials presently available; the hydroscopic zeolites, a property that can be regenerated with less energy consumption than is used in similar processes today.
According to these researchers, POE oil can lead to increased friction in the compressor since POE oil is hydroscopic and hydrolytic.
The scientists assembled the quantum dots into a network on a hydroscopic microfiber that was attached to electrodes on its two sides.
Particle deposition in human respiratory system: deposition of concentrated hydroscopic aerosols.