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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hydration - the process of combining with waterhydration - the process of combining with water; usually reversible
association - (chemistry) any process of combination (especially in solution) that depends on relatively weak chemical bonding
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