Noun, Suru verb, Transitive verb, Intransitive verb
1. dryness; aridity; drying (e.g. clothes); dehydration; desiccation
  • しいたけ椎茸
  • かんそう乾燥
  • させて
  • ほぞん保存
  • します
We keep shiitake mushrooms dry.
Noun, Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
2. insipiditySee also 無味乾燥
Wikipedia definition
3. DesiccationDesiccation is the state of extreme dryness, or the process of extreme drying. A desiccant is a hygroscopic (attracts and holds water) substance that induces or sustains such a state in its local vicinity in a moderately sealed container.
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