Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A definite mixture of ice and any crystallized salt obtained by freezing a saturated aqueous solution of the salt.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) A substance, as salt, ammonium chloride, etc., which crystallizes with water of crystallization only at low temperatures, or below the freezing point of water.

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  • noun chemistry Any salt that forms crystals containing water of crystallization only at low temperatures

Etymologies

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cryo- +‎ hydrate

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