Definitions of hydrate

n any compound that contains water of crystallization

a hydrate that contains one molecule of water per molecule of the compound
Type of:
chemical compound, compound
(chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight

v supply water or liquid to in order to maintain a healthy balance

“the bicyclists must be hydrated frequently”
Type of:
furnish, provide, render, supply
give something useful or necessary to

v cause to be hydrated; add water or moisture to

hydrate your skin”
dehydrate, desiccate, dry up, exsiccate
lose water or moisture
slack, slake
cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water
alter by exposure to air with conversion at least in part to a carbonate
Type of:
humidify, moisturise, moisturize
make (more) humid

v become hydrated and combine with water

Type of:
undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

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