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an·hy·drous

 (ăn-hī′drəs)
adj.
Without water, especially water of crystallization.

[From Greek anudros : an-, without; see a-1 + hudōr, water; see wed- in Indo-European roots.]

anhydrous

(ænˈhaɪdrəs)
adj
(Chemistry) containing no water, esp no water of crystallization
[C19: from Greek anudros; see an-, hydro-]

an•hy•drous

(ænˈhaɪ drəs)

adj.
(of a chemical compound) with all water removed, esp. water of crystallization.
[1810–20; < Greek ánȳdros waterless. See an-1, hydrous]

an·hy·drous

(ăn-hī′drəs)
Not containing water.

anhydrous

Containing no water; applied to salts without water of crystallization.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.anhydrous - without water; especially without water of crystallization
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
hydrated, hydrous - containing combined water (especially water of crystallization as in a hydrate)

anhydrous

adjective
Having little or no liquid or moisture:
Translations

anhydrous

[ænˈhaɪdrəs] adjanidro/a
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