hydrator
noun see hydrate II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hydrator — /huy dray teuhr/, n. 1. something that hydrates. 2. a compartment or drawer, as in a refrigerator, for keeping perishable foods fresh and preventing moisture loss. [HYDRATE + OR2] * * * …   Universalium

  • hydrator — n. something that combines water with a compound or element (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hydrator — hy·dra·tor …   English syllables

  • hydrator — ˈhīˌdrād.ə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: hydrate (II) + or : one that hydrates * * * /huy dray teuhr/, n. 1. something that hydrates. 2. a compartment or drawer, as in a refrigerator, for keeping perishable foods fresh and preventing mois …   Useful english dictionary

  • hydrate — I. noun Date: 1802 a compound formed by the union of water with some other substance II. verb (hydrated; hydrating) Date: 1846 transitive verb 1. to cause to take up or combine with water or the elements of water 2. to supply with ample fluid or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Magnesium peroxide — IUPAC name Magnesium peroxide …   Wikipedia

  • hydrate — noun hʌɪdreɪt Chemistry a compound in which water molecules are chemically bound to another compound or an element. verb hʌɪ dreɪt cause to absorb or combine with water. Derivatives hydratable adjective hydration noun hydrator noun Origin C19:… …   English new terms dictionary

  • hydrate — /ˈhaɪdreɪt / (say huydrayt) noun 1. any of a class of compounds containing chemically combined water, especially salts containing water of crystallisation. –verb (t) (hydrated, hydrating) 2. to combine chemically with water. {hydr 1 + ate1}… …   Australian English dictionary

  • hydrate — [hī′drāt΄] n. [ HYDR(O) + ATE1] a compound formed by the chemical combination of water and some other substance in a definite molecular ratio [plaster of Paris, 2CaSO4·H2O, is a hydrate] vt., vi. hydrated, hydrating 1. to become or cause to… …   English World dictionary

  • hydrate — n. & v. n. Chem. a compound of water combined with another compound or with an element. v.tr. 1 a combine chemically with water. b (as hydrated adj.) chemically bonded to water. 2 cause to absorb water. Derivatives: hydratable adj. hydration n.… …   Useful english dictionary

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