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Q: define hygroscopy and delquescence
A: Hygroscopy: the ability of a substance to attract and hold water molecules from the surrounding environment. Deliquescence: the process by which a substance absorbs moisture from the atmosphere until it dissolves in the absorbed water and forms a solution.
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Hygroscopy: the ability of a substance to attract and hold water molecules from the surrounding environment.






Deliquescence: the process by which a substance absorbs moisture from the atmosphere until it dissolves in the absorbed water and forms a solution.

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