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hy·drate

 (hī′drāt′)
n.
A solid compound containing water molecules combined in a definite ratio as an integral part of the crystal. Often used in combination: pentahydrate
v. hy·drat·ed, hy·drat·ing, hy·drates
v.tr.
1. To rehydrate.
2. To supply water to (a person, for example) in order to restore or maintain fluid balance: "Cold water is the fastest and safest way to hydrate an ordinary athlete" (Jane E. Brody).
v.intr.
To become a hydrate.

hy·dra′tion n.
hy′dra′tor n.

hydrate

(ˈhaɪdreɪt)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) a chemical compound containing water that is chemically combined with a substance and can usually be expelled without changing the constitution of the substance
2. (Elements & Compounds) a chemical compound that can dissociate reversibly into water and another compound. For example sulphuric acid (H2SO4) dissociates into sulphur trioxide (SO3) and water (H2O)
3. (Elements & Compounds) (not in technical usage) a chemical compound, such as a carbohydrate, that contains hydrogen and oxygen atoms in the ratio two to one
vb
(Chemistry) to undergo or cause to undergo treatment or impregnation with water
[C19: from hydro- + -ate1]
hyˈdration n
ˈhydrator n

hy•drate

(ˈhaɪ dreɪt)

n., v. -drat•ed, -drat•ing. n.
1. any of a class of compounds containing chemically combined water.
v.t., v.i.
2. to combine chemically with water.
[1795–1805; hydr-1 + -ate2]
hy•dra′tion, n.
hy′dra•tor, n.

hy·drate

(hī′drāt′)
Noun
A compound produced by combining a substance chemically with water. Many minerals and crystalline substances are hydrates.
Verb
1. To combine a compound with water, especially to form a hydrate.
2. To supply water to a person in order to restore or maintain a balance of fluids.

hydrate


Past participle: hydrated
Gerund: hydrating

Imperative
hydrate
hydrate
Present
I hydrate
you hydrate
he/she/it hydrates
we hydrate
you hydrate
they hydrate
Preterite
I hydrated
you hydrated
he/she/it hydrated
we hydrated
you hydrated
they hydrated
Present Continuous
I am hydrating
you are hydrating
he/she/it is hydrating
we are hydrating
you are hydrating
they are hydrating
Present Perfect
I have hydrated
you have hydrated
he/she/it has hydrated
we have hydrated
you have hydrated
they have hydrated
Past Continuous
I was hydrating
you were hydrating
he/she/it was hydrating
we were hydrating
you were hydrating
they were hydrating
Past Perfect
I had hydrated
you had hydrated
he/she/it had hydrated
we had hydrated
you had hydrated
they had hydrated
Future
I will hydrate
you will hydrate
he/she/it will hydrate
we will hydrate
you will hydrate
they will hydrate
Future Perfect
I will have hydrated
you will have hydrated
he/she/it will have hydrated
we will have hydrated
you will have hydrated
they will have hydrated
Future Continuous
I will be hydrating
you will be hydrating
he/she/it will be hydrating
we will be hydrating
you will be hydrating
they will be hydrating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hydrating
you have been hydrating
he/she/it has been hydrating
we have been hydrating
you have been hydrating
they have been hydrating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hydrating
you will have been hydrating
he/she/it will have been hydrating
we will have been hydrating
you will have been hydrating
they will have been hydrating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hydrating
you had been hydrating
he/she/it had been hydrating
we had been hydrating
you had been hydrating
they had been hydrating
Conditional
I would hydrate
you would hydrate
he/she/it would hydrate
we would hydrate
you would hydrate
they would hydrate
Past Conditional
I would have hydrated
you would have hydrated
he/she/it would have hydrated
we would have hydrated
you would have hydrated
they would have hydrated

hydrate

A salt containing water of crystallization, e.g. CuSO4.5H2O.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hydrate - any compound that contains water of crystallizationhydrate - any compound that contains water of crystallization
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
monohydrate - a hydrate that contains one molecule of water per molecule of the compound
Verb1.hydrate - supply water or liquid to in order to maintain a healthy balance; "the bicyclists must be hydrated frequently"
hydrate - cause to be hydrated; add water or moisture to; "hydrate your skin"
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
2.hydrate - become hydrated and combine with water
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
hydrate - cause to be hydrated; add water or moisture to; "hydrate your skin"
3.hydrate - cause to be hydrated; add water or moisture to; "hydrate your skin"
hydrate - become hydrated and combine with water
hydrate - supply water or liquid to in order to maintain a healthy balance; "the bicyclists must be hydrated frequently"
slake, slack - cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water; "slack lime"
humidify, moisturise, moisturize - make (more) humid; "We have a machine that humidifies the air in the house"
dry up, exsiccate, dehydrate, desiccate - lose water or moisture; "In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly"

hydrate

verb moisten, wet, water, soak, dampen, moisturize, bedew Other natural ingredients hydrate and soften skin.
Translations

hydrate

[ˈhaɪdreɪt]
A. Nhidrato m
B. VThidratar

hydrate

[ˈhaɪdreɪt]
vt (= moisturize) [+ skin] → hydrater

hydrate

nHydrat nt

hydrate

[ˈhaɪdreɪt] nidrato

hy·drate

v. hidratar, combinar un cuerpo con el agua.

hydrate

n hidrato; vt hidratar
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One such possibility is to invoke the arrhythmic rise and fall of the sea level in the South Caspian Basin in association with the changes in phase stability conditions which a small addition of ethane makes to a hydrate.
The dissociation of the hydrates samples resulted in different volumes of hydrating agents: thus gas volume received under the degrading of the hydrate sample 1 is equaled to 326 mL, the value for sample 2 is totaled to 856 mL.
Methane hydrate takes the form of crystals with natural methane gas locked inside.
NIO has prepared a Country Paper regarding the gas hydrate potential of Pakistan offshore area, official said, adding NIO has already undertaken preliminary studies of the island that emerged at Gwadar and extrusions off Basal River.
A gas hydrate consists of only water and a gas such as methane, the stuff of natural gas.
Gas hydrates are crystalline water-based solids, consisting of large amounts of methane and physically resembling ice.
She also highly recommends soups as they not only replace the fluids lost and hydrate the body cells, but also prepare the digestive system for the main meal in the night.
Japan succeeded in extracting natural gas from methane hydrate contained in geologic layers hundreds of meters below the seafloor in the Pacific Ocean in March, but exploration in the Sea of Japan area has lagged behind because the resource exists in a form believed to be more difficult to produce.