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hemihydrate

[hem-i-hahy-dreyt] /ˌhɛm ɪˈhaɪ dreɪt/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
a hydrate in which there are two molecules of the compound for each molecule of water.
Origin of hemihydrate
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10; hemi- + hydrate
Related forms
hemihydrated, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hemihydrate

hemihydrate

/ˌhɛmɪˈhaɪdreɪt/
noun
1.
(chem) a hydrate in which there are two molecules of substance to every molecule of water
Derived Forms
hemihydrated, adjective
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