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hydrateverb

 /ˈhɑɪ·dreɪt/
  • hydrate verb (GIVE WATER)

[I/T] to provide someone or something with water or liquid: [T] Drink lots of water and keep your body hydrated.
  • hydrate verb (CHEMICAL)

chemistry [T] to chemically combine a substance or substances with water

hydratenoun [C]

 /ˈhɑɪ·dreɪt/
  • hydrate noun [C] (CHEMICAL)

(Definition of hydrate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hydrate”
in Spanish hidrato…
in Vietnamese hydrat…
in Malaysian hidrat…
in Thai สารประกอบที่มีโมเลกุลของน้ำ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 水合物, 水化物…
in Indonesian hidrat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 水合物, 水化物…
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