Anhydrous vs Deliquescent - What's the difference?

anhydrous | deliquescent |


As adjectives the difference between anhydrous and deliquescent

is that anhydrous is having little or no water while deliquescent is deliquescent.

anhydrous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • having little or no water
  • # (chemistry) having no water of crystallization
  • deliquescent

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (chemistry) Absorbing moisture from the air and forming a solution.
  • deliquescent salts
  • (botany) Branching so that the stem is lost in branches, as in most deciduous trees.
  • (Gray)