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de·hy·dra·tion

 (dē′hī-drā′shən)
n.
1. The process of removing water from a substance or compound.
2. Excessive loss of water from the body or from an organ or body part, as from illness or fluid deprivation.

de•hy•dra•tion

(ˌdi haɪˈdreɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act or process of dehydrating.
2. an abnormal loss of water from the body, esp. from illness or physical exertion.
[1850–55]

de·hy·dra·tion

(dē′hī-drā′shən)
1. The process of losing or removing water or moisture.
2. Excessive loss of water and often salts from the body, as from heavy sweating or illness.

dehydration

1. the process of dehydrating or removing the water from a substance.
2. the state of being dehydrated.
See also: Water

dehydration

A chemical reaction to remove a water molecule from a compound.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dehydration - dryness resulting from the removal of water
dryness, waterlessness, xerotes - the condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)
2.dehydration - depletion of bodily fluids
thirst, thirstiness - a physiological need to drink
3.dehydration - the process of extracting moisture
extraction - the process of obtaining something from a mixture or compound by chemical or physical or mechanical means
freeze-drying, lyophilisation, lyophilization - a method of drying food or blood plasma or pharmaceuticals or tissue without destroying their physical structure; material is frozen and then warmed in a vacuum so that the ice sublimes
inspissation - the process of thickening by dehydration
plastination - a process involving fixation and dehydration and forced impregnation and hardening of biological tissues; water and lipids are replaced by curable polymers (silicone or epoxy or polyester) that are subsequently hardened; "the plastination of specimens is valuable for research and teaching"
Translations
تَجْفيف، جَفاف
dehydratace
dehydreringudtørring
DehydrationTrocknung
dehidrációvíztelenítés
dehydratácia
kurutmasuyunu alma

dehydration

[ˌdiːhaɪˈdreɪʃən] Ndeshidratación f

dehydration

[ˌdiːhaɪˈdreɪʃən] n [person] → déshydratation fde-ice [diːˈaɪs] vt [+ windscreen] → dégivrerde-icer [diːˈaɪsər] n (for car)dégivreur mde-icing fluid [diːˈaɪsɪŋ] nantigel m

dehydration

nAustrocknung f, → Dehydration f (spec); (of vegetables, milk etc)Trocknung f, → Dehydration f (spec)

dehydration

[ˌdiːhaɪˈdreɪʃn] ndisidratazione f

dehydrate

(diːhaiˈdreit) verb
to remove water from or dry out (especially foodstuffs). Vegetables take up less space if they have been dehydrated.
ˌdehyˈdration noun

de·hy·dra·tion

n. deshidratación, perdida de líquido, esp. agua.

dehydration

n deshidratación f
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