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Definition 1: the process of extracting moisture - [noun denoting process]

Synonyms for drying up in the sense of this definition

(drying up is a kind of ...) the process of obtaining something from a mixture or compound by chemical or physical or mechanical means

(... is a kind of drying up ) a method of drying food or blood plasma or pharmaceuticals or tissue without destroying their physical structure; material is frozen and then warmed in a vacuum so that the ice sublimes

(... is a kind of drying up ) the process of thickening by dehydration

(... is part of drying up) a process involving fixation and dehydration and forced impregnation and hardening of biological tissues; water and lipids are replaced by curable polymers (silicone or epoxy or polyester) that are subsequently hardened

"the plastination of specimens is valuable for research and teaching"

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