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trihydrate

[trahy-hahy-dreyt] /traɪˈhaɪ dreɪt/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
a hydrate that contains three molecules of water, as potassium pyrophosphate, K 4 P 2 O 7 ⋅3H 2 O.
Origin of trihydrate
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55; tri- + hydrate
Related forms
trihydrated, adjective
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trihydrate

/traɪˈhaɪdreɪt/
noun
1.
(chem) a substance that contains three molecules of water
Derived Forms
trihydrated, adjective
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