from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A compound, such as calcium chloride monohydrate, CaCl2·H2O, that contains one molecule of water.
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- n. A hydrate whose solid contains a single molecule of water of crystallization per molecule, or per unit cell
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In chem., a substance containing one molecule of water in a combined state: as, the monohydrate of sodium carbonate, Na2CO3.H2O, now an article of commerce under the trade-name ‘concentrated sal-soda.’
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- n. a hydrate that contains one molecule of water per molecule of the compound
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