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water of hydration


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Water chemically combined with a substance in such a way that it can be removed, as by heating, without substantially changing the chemical composition of the substance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. water chemically combined with some substance to form a hydrate; -- distinguished from water of crystallization.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the water present in hydrated compounds


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