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Containing water, especially water of crystallization or hydration.
1. (Chemistry) containing water
2. (Chemistry) (of a chemical compound) combined with water molecules: hydrous copper sulphate, CuSO4.5H2O.
1. containing water.
2. containing water in some kind of chemical union, as in hydrates or hydroxides.
Containing water: a hydrous salt.
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|Adj.||1.||hydrous - containing combined water (especially water of crystallization as in a hydrate)|
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
anhydrous - without water; especially without water of crystallization