- aniakchak crater,
Origin of anhydrous
Examples from the Web for anhydrous
Above this temperature the anhydrous salt is the stable solid phase.The Phase Rule and Its Applications|Alexander Findlay
This compound is water-soluble, but caffein can not be extracted from the crystals with anhydrous solvents.All About Coffee|William H. Ukers
Potassium and sodium readily dissolve in the anhydrous acid with evolution of hydrogen and formation of 578 fluorides.
That salt is anhydrous; but there is another variety of it, which contains nearly 40 per cent.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
By careful 188 heating it may be made to yield the anhydrous salt.
Word Origin for anhydrous
"containing no water," 1819, a modern coinage from Greek an-, privative prefix (see an- (1)), + hydor "water" (see water (n.1)). Greek did have anhydros "waterless," used of arid lands or corpses that had not been given proper funeral rites.