Arefaction

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Arefaction The act of drying, or the state of growing dry. "The arefaction of the earth."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n arefaction The act of drying; the state of being dry.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Arefaction ar-e-fak′shun (obs.) the action of drying
    • v.t Arefaction and v.i. Ar′efy, to dry up, wither
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. arefacere, to dry