Humectant



[hyoo-mek-tuh nt or, often, yoo-] /hyuˈmɛk tənt or, often, yu-/

noun
1.
a substance that absorbs or helps another substance retain moisture, as glycerol.
adjective
2.
moistening; diluting.
3.
of or relating to a humectant or humectants.
/hjuːˈmɛktənt/
adjective
1.
producing moisture
noun
2.
a substance added to another substance to keep it moist

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