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de·hy·dra·tion

 (dē′hī-drā′shən)
n.
1. The process of removing water from a substance or compound.
2. Excessive loss of water from the body or from an organ or body part, as from illness or fluid deprivation.
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de•hy•dra•tion

(ˌdi haɪˈdreɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act or process of dehydrating.
2. an abnormal loss of water from the body, esp. from illness or physical exertion.
[1850–55]
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de·hy·dra·tion

(dē′hī-drā′shən)
1. The process of losing or removing water or moisture.
2. Excessive loss of water and often salts from the body, as from heavy sweating or illness.
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dehydration

1. the process of dehydrating or removing the water from a substance.
2. the state of being dehydrated.
See also: Water
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dehydration

A chemical reaction to remove a water molecule from a compound.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dehydration - dryness resulting from the removal of water
dryness, waterlessness, xerotes - the condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)
2.dehydration - depletion of bodily fluids
thirst, thirstiness - a physiological need to drink
3.dehydration - the process of extracting moisture
extraction - the process of obtaining something from a mixture or compound by chemical or physical or mechanical means
freeze-drying, lyophilisation, lyophilization - a method of drying food or blood plasma or pharmaceuticals or tissue without destroying their physical structure; material is frozen and then warmed in a vacuum so that the ice sublimes
inspissation - the process of thickening by dehydration
plastination - a process involving fixation and dehydration and forced impregnation and hardening of biological tissues; water and lipids are replaced by curable polymers (silicone or epoxy or polyester) that are subsequently hardened; "the plastination of specimens is valuable for research and teaching"
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Translations
تَجْفيف، جَفاف
dehydratace
dehydreringudtørring
DehydrationTrocknung
dehidrációvíztelenítés
dehydratácia
kurutmasuyunu alma

dehydration

[ˌdiːhaɪˈdreɪʃən] Ndeshidratación f
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dehydration

[ˌdiːhaɪˈdreɪʃən] n [person] → déshydratation fde-ice [diːˈaɪs] vt [+ windscreen] → dégivrerde-icer [diːˈaɪsər] n (for car)dégivreur mde-icing fluid [diːˈaɪsɪŋ] nantigel m
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dehydration

nAustrocknung f, → Dehydration f (spec); (of vegetables, milk etc)Trocknung f, → Dehydration f (spec)
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dehydration

[ˌdiːhaɪˈdreɪʃn] ndisidratazione f
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dehydrate

(diːhaiˈdreit) verb
to remove water from or dry out (especially foodstuffs). Vegetables take up less space if they have been dehydrated.
ˌdehyˈdration noun
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de·hy·dra·tion

n. deshidratación, perdida de líquido, esp. agua.
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dehydration

n deshidratación f
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