from The Century Dictionary.

  • To remove water from, especially from a substance naturally containing it; dehydrate.

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  • noun organic chemistry An acid anhydride
  • noun chemistry The anhydrous form of a normally hydrated compound
  • verb To dehydrate, especially in food processing.


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  • The anhydrate which was taught in the prior art would more than likely result in natural creation of some hemihydrate.

    Patent goo: self-replicating Paxil « Isegoria 2008

  • Both forms of the drug work equally well as an anti-depressant, but it became impossible to manufacture the off-patent anhydrate without some of it being converted into the patented form.

    Patent goo: self-replicating Paxil « Isegoria 2008

  • The jasper is an anhydrate quartz composed of silica, alumina, and iron.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon 1840-1916 1913

  • Then there came a European, who knew how the anhydrate gas, being heavier than the surrounding air, settled like water in that terrible hollow.

    The Wings of the Morning Louis Tracy 1895

  • The hollow on the other side of the cliff became filled with anhydrate gas, and this stopped the operations of the Chinese, who evidently knew of the existence of the mine.

    The Wings of the Morning Louis Tracy 1895

  • Citric acid anhydrate, Citric acid monohydrate, citric acid sodium, citric acid potassium;

    The Fresh Loaf cnflour 2010

  • The Federal Circuit heard the appeal and decided that Smithkline’s patent on the hemihydrate was invalid as “inherently anticipated” because anhydrate naturally converts into hemihydrate.

    Patent goo: self-replicating Paxil « Isegoria 2008


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