Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Desiccate

Desiccate [ DES-i-keyt ]
 adjective, intransitive verb, transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. (tr. v.) to dry completely or thoroughly
2. (tr. v.) (of food) to remove moisture in order to preserve
3. (tr. v.) to make lifeless or dull
4. (intr. v.) to become dry
5.(adj.) dehydrated or dried
6. (adj.) wanting in spirit or animation
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The company would first desiccate the vegetable then grind it to a powder and finally pack the powdered vegetable in attractive containers for export to third world countries.