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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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