hemihydrate

[hem-i-hahy-dreyt]

noun Chemistry.

a hydrate in which there are two molecules of the compound for each molecule of water.

Nearby words

  1. hemiglossectomy,
  2. hemiglossitis,
  3. hemignathia,
  4. hemihedral,
  5. hemihidrosis,
  6. hemihypalgesia,
  7. hemihyperesthesia,
  8. hemihyperidrosis,
  9. hemihypertonia,
  10. hemihypertrophy

Origin of hemihydrate

First recorded in 1905–10; hemi- + hydrate

Related formshem·i·hy·drat·ed, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for hemihydrate

hemihydrate

noun

chem a hydrate in which there are two molecules of substance to every molecule of water
Derived Formshemihydrated, adjective

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