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an·hy·dride

 (ăn-hī′drīd′)
n.
A chemical compound formed from another, often an acid, by the removal of water.

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anhydride

(ænˈhaɪdraɪd; -drɪd)
n
1. (Chemistry) a compound that has been formed from another compound by dehydration
2. (Chemistry) a compound that forms an acid or base when added to water
3. (Elements & Compounds) Also called: acid anhydride or acyl anhydride any organic compound containing the group -CO.O.CO- formed by removal of one water molecule from two carboxyl groups
[C19: from anhydr(ous) + -ide]
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an•hy•dride

(ænˈhaɪ draɪd, -drɪd)

n.
1. a compound formed by removing water from a more complex compound.
2. a compound from which water has been abstracted.
[1860–65; anhydr (ous) + -ide]
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an·hy·dride

(ăn-hī′drīd′)
A chemical compound formed from another, especially an acid, by the removal of water.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anhydride - a compound formed from one or more other compounds in a reaction resulting in removal of water
acetic anhydride - a compound that is needed in order to refine opium into heroin
phthalic anhydride - a white cyclic anhydride
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
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Translations

anhydride

[ænˈhaɪdraɪd] nanidride f
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For cardiac glycosides, Keller Kiliani test was adopted (0.5 g of extract was added to 2 ml acetic anhydrate plus [H.sub.2]S[O.sub.4]).
As the hydration reaction continues, the content of anhydrate cement decreases and the amount of hydration products increases, both of which will hinder the contact between the cement and water, and the increasing rate of temperature slows down.
However, because of elevated Ca concentrations from Ca-rich minerals, sulfate minerals such as anhydrate, gypsum, and alunite precipitated, which decreased the porosity and permeability of the reservoir rocks.
Anhydrate tricalcium silicate (alite) has been also detected at regions 930-915 [cm.sup.-1] [4, 7]; this peak is overlapped with phosphate ([beta]-tricalcium phosphate) [17].
Yada et al., "Development of a method for the determination of caffeine anhydrate in various designed intact tables by near-infrared spectroscopy: A comparison between reflectance and transmittance technique," Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, vol.
At equilibrium, quartz does not occur, and therefore, Ca-silicate minerals dominate, oxides are present as their hydrated forms, also gypsum is formed from the original anhydrate.
Then, more anhydrate ethanol was added to the filtrate to a final concentration of 80% (v/v).