American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Without water, especially water of crystallization.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Destitute of water; specifically, in chem., destitute of the water of crystallization (which see, under water): as, anhydrous salts.
- adj. having little or no water
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Destitute of water.
- adj. without water; especially without water of crystallization
- From Greek anudros : an-, without; see a-1 + hudōr, water; see wed-1 in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“This acid may be obtained in a solid and dry state, called anhydrous sulphuric acid.”
“To make (mix in fairly large container & outside) two parts by weight of ammonium nitrate mixed with one part by weight 'anhydrous' hydrazine, produces Astrolite G ...”
“Since the departure of the inspectors in 1998, Saddam has bought or attempted to buy specialized vacuum pumps of the design needed for the gas centrifuge cascade to enrich uranium; an entire magnet production line of the specification for use in the motors and top bearings of gas centrifuges; dual use products such as anhydrous hydrogen fluoride and fluoride gas, which can be used both in petrochemicals, but also in gas centrifuge cascades; a filament winding machine which can be used to manufacture carbon fiber gas centrifuge rotors and has attempted covertly to acquire 60,000 or more specialized aluminum tubes, which are subject to strict controls due to their potential use in the construction of gas centrifuges.”
“After that, all thatremains will be three piles of anhydrous powder left to be borne upon the solar winds.”
“Oil refineries, chemical companies and water treatment facilities use and store large quantities of high hazard chemicals -- chlorine or sulfur dioxide gas, hydrofluoric acid, and anhydrous ammonia are the most common and the most dangerous -- putting thousands of people in the surrounding community at risk in the event of a release.”
“Natural gas is by far the biggest raw-material cost for making anhydrous ammonia, the base nitrogen fertilizer made by CF.”
“Hawass's dig is off in an isolated anhydrous patch but just off the road is the famous tomb of Mereruka, a popular tourist walk-through.”
“That 1 million tons per year anhydrous ammonia plant?”
“All it would take is design, planning and construction of a 50,000 barrel per day oil refinery in Afghanistan, and a 1 million ton per year anhydrous ammonia fertilizer plant, by taking the oil and gas sale off the table now, before any extraction leases are signed.”
“The US consumes 21 million tons of anhydrous ammonia fertilizer per year, and has about 400 million acres of arable land in farm production.”
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