how to pronounce desiccate


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desiccate is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of desiccate


  1. To preserve by drying.
  2. To remove moisture from; to dry.
  3. To become dry; to dry up.


  1. Having had moisture removed; dehydrated, dessicated.


  1. A substance which has been dessicated, that is, had its moisture removed.

desiccate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word desiccate occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics desiccate can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that desiccate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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