siccative in English

a drying agent used as a component of paint.
Colored metal siccatives can also contribute to the discoloration and/or yellowing of linseed oil.

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1. The siccative oils were identified via pyrolysis gas chromatography-mass spectrometry for linseed oil, walnut oil, poppy oil and tung oil used as binding media in ancient paintings.

2. A curable liquid composition, such as an alkyd paint or resin, contains a binder curable by oxidative crosslinking, a siccative compound for catalysing oxidative crosslinking of the binder, and a matting agent.