English to Afrikaans Meaning :: desiccate

Desiccate :
droog
- droogverdroogdelaat verdordrogingstelsels
 

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Verb(1) preserve by removing all water and liquids from(2) remove water from(3) lose water or moisture
Adjective(1) lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless

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(1) It is important to uproot and desiccate these weeds thoroughly, because burying them in the loose dry soil is not very effective (unless they are buried quite deeply).(2) Referred to as ÔÇÿpoison-winds,ÔÇÖ these northers could quickly desiccate crops and even kill small birds.(3) These events may need to occur within a fixed time period under the high temperature and low moisture conditions of the desert since high temperatures and low moisture will eventually desiccate detached stem segments.(4) When the tide is low, terrestrial conditions can heat and desiccate organisms beyond their tolerances.(5) The time of exposure to N 2 gas was limited because of concerns of desiccating the surrounding tissues.(6) What a mountain of desiccated art: unlovely, unsexy, and ultimately claustrophobic.(7) This once-promising art district succumbs to vigorous development and its concomitant desiccative effect.(8) Cultures were desiccated and held at 5% relative humidity for 2 weeks as previously described.(9) a desiccated history of ideas(10) Doesn't this build respect for others, not in the desiccated sense of school room lectures about morality, but in reality?(11) In place of passionate political arguments we have a desiccated debate on the euro polarised between technocratic proponents and emotional opponents.(12) Larger cherry angiomas may be easier to treat by shaving them first and then electrocoagulating or desiccating the base.(13) Generally, these eggs were almost hollow, and the remaining contents were desiccated .(14) A sprinkle of water helps protect the roots from desiccation .(15) So every summer, as the sun dries and desiccates the white-hot plains of India, a stream of pilgrims leave their farms and villages, pack their belongings into bound-up cloths, and plod their way up to Hardwar, where they bathe in the river.(16) There are 2.5 billion mummified, skinned, pressed, pinned, stained, frozen, pickled, skeletal-bleached, and desiccated dead specimens of species worldwide.
Synonyms
Verb
1. dehydrate ::
dehidreer
Adjective
2. arid ::
dorre
Antonyms
1. brace ::
brace
2. enliven ::
vinkel
3. invigorate ::
versterk
4. quicken ::
lewend
5. stimulate ::
stimuleer
6. vitalize ::
levenskracht
Different Forms
desiccate, desiccated, desiccates, desiccating
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