[ krahy-oh-hahy-dreyt ]
/ ˌkraɪ oʊˈhaɪ dreɪt /


a mixture of ice and another substance in definite proportions such that a minimum melting or freezing point is attained.

Origin of cryohydrate

First recorded in 1870–75; cryo- + hydrate

Related forms

cry·o·hy·dric [krahy-oh-hahy-drik] /ˌkraɪ oʊˈhaɪ drɪk/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for cryohydrate


/ (ˌkraɪəʊˈhaɪdreɪt) /


a crystalline substance containing water and a salt in definite proportions at low temperatures: a eutectic crystallizing below the freezing point of water
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