Definitions for "Hygroscopic"
Keywords:  absorb, moisture, gel, affinity, silica
Of or pertaining to, or indicated by, the hygroscope; not readily manifest to the senses, but capable of detection by the hygroscope; as, glass is often covered with a film of hygroscopic moisture.
Having the property of readily inbibing moisture from the atmosphere, or of the becoming coated with a thin film of moisture, as glass, etc.
A characteristic whereby something tends to absorb water. Brake fluid is hygroscopic.
Keywords:  hydroscopic, see