- In <em>botany</em>, becoming liquid at maturity, as certain agarics.
- Liquefying in the air; capable of becoming liquid by attracting moisture from the atmosphere: as, <em>deliquescent</em> salts.
- Hence Apt to dissolve or melt away; wasting away by or as if by melting.
- In <em>vegetable histology</em>, liquefying or melting away gradually, as part of the normal process of growth.
- In <em>botany</em>, branching in such a way that the stem is lost in the branches.
- A substance which becomes liquid by attracting moisture from the air.
- Dissolving; liquefying by contact with the air; capable of attracting moisture from the atmosphere and becoming liquid.
- Branching so that the stem is lost in branches, as in most deciduous trees.
- <xref>absorbing</xref> <xref>moisture</xref> from the <xref>air</xref> and forming a <xref>solution</xref>
- Branching so that the <xref>stem</xref> is lost in <xref>branches</xref>, as in most <xref>deciduous</xref> <xref>trees</xref>.
- (especially of certain salts) becoming liquid by absorbing moisture from the air