Hydration Hy*dra"tion, n. (Chem.) The act of becoming, or state of being, a hydrate. [1913 Webster]

{Water of hydration} (Chem.), water chemically combined with some substance to form a hydrate; -- distinguished from {water of crystallization}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hydration — may refer to:* Hydration reaction, a chemical addition reaction * Mineral hydration, an inorganic chemical reaction where water is added to the crystal structure of a mineralee also* Dehydration * Hydrate * Rehydration * Drinking water …   Wikipedia

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  • hydration — hydrate ► NOUN Chemistry ▪ a compound in which water molecules are chemically bound to another compound or an element. ► VERB ▪ cause to absorb or combine with water. DERIVATIVES hydration noun …   English terms dictionary

  • hydration — noun see hydrate II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hydration — See hydrate. * * * …   Universalium

  • hydration — noun a) the incorporation of water molecules into a complex with those of another compound b) the process of providing an adequate amount of water to body tissues See Also: hydrate …   Wiktionary

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