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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 del·i·ques·cent /-ˈkwɛsṇt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Del·i·ques·cent a.
 1. Dissolving; liquefying by contact with the air; capable of attracting moisture from the atmosphere and becoming liquid; as, deliquescent salts.
 2. Bot. Branching so that the stem is lost in branches, as in most deciduous trees.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : (especially of certain salts) becoming liquid by absorbing
            moisture from the air