Meaning of desiccation in English:

desiccation

Pronunciation /dɛsɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/

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noun

mass noun
  • The removal of moisture from something.

    ‘long periods of drought have led to the desiccation of farming land’
    • ‘stems were stored in plastic bags to prevent desiccation’