verb (used with object), de·hy·drat·ed, de·hy·drat·ing.
verb (used without object), de·hy·drat·ed, de·hy·drat·ing.
Origin of dehydrate
Examples from the Web for dehydrate
It is employed to dehydrate certain oils with which the pork-packer adulterates lard.Highways and Byways in Surrey|Eric Parker
Flood with several changes of absolute alcohol to dehydrate the section.
Decolourise and dehydrate rapidly with absolute alcohol until there remains only a very faint bluish tint.
Drop absolute alcohol on to the section from a drop bottle, to dehydrate it.