hydrate Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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hydrate verb (GIVE WATER)

[I/T] to ​provide someone or something with ​water or ​liquid: [T] Drink ​lots of ​water and ​keepyourbody hydrated.

hydrate verb (CHEMICAL)

chemistry [T] to ​chemicallycombine a ​substance or ​substances with ​water

hydratenoun [C]


hydrate noun [C] (CHEMICAL)

chemistry a ​substanceproduced by ​chemicallycombiningsubstances with ​water
(Definition of hydrate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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hydrateverb [I or T]

/haɪˈdreɪt/  us /ˈhaɪ.dreɪt/
to make ​yourbodyabsorbwater or other ​liquid: oils that ​help hydrate ​yourskin Make ​sure you hydrate (= ​drink something) before you ​exercise.

hydratenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈhaɪ.dreɪt/ specialized
a ​chemical that ​containswater
(Definition of hydrate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © 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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