Moisture regain

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The amount of moisture that a material is able to reabsorb after its has been dried. Moisture regain is expressed as the weight/weight percentage (w/w%) of water in a material versus the material's dry weight. The weight of the water is obtained by after the dried material has been equilibrated at 65% relative humidity at 22C. See also Moisture content.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Feuchtigkeitsaufnahme (Deut.)