Predicate: desiccate

Roleset id: desiccate.01 , (cause to) become dried out, cause to become dried out via an electric current, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

desiccate.01: DESICCATE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'desiccate' based on internet usage examples, expansion via VN. VerbNet entry 45.4. (from desiccate.01-v predicate notes) ELECTRODESICCATION-N NOTES: Based on Thyme and Sharp data. Comparison to desiccate.01. Desiccate.01 is a member of vncls other_cos-45.4. Framed by Katie. (from electrodesiccation.01-n)


electrodesiccation (n.)
desiccate (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: cause of transformation (vnrole: 45.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: entity dried (vnrole: 45.4-Patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument or manner if separate from arg 0 (vnrole: 45.4-Instrument)

Example: Bacon, author not meat product

        Bodies-1 desiccated *-1 by heat or age.

        Rel: desiccated
        Arg1: *-1
        Arg0: by heat or age

Example: arg 1

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        electrodesiccation of two squamous cell carcinomas

        Rel: electrodesiccation
        Arg1: of two squamous cell carcinomas