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hu•mec•tant



Pronunciation: (hyOO-mek'tunt or, often, yOO-), [key]
n.
a substance that absorbs or helps another substance retain moisture, as glycerol.

adj.
1. moistening; diluting.
2. of or pertaining to a humectant or humectants.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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