hexahydrate

[hek-suh-hahy-dreyt]
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noun

a hydrate that contains six molecules of water, as magnesium chloride, MgCl2⋅6H2O.

Nearby words

  1. hexagonal,
  2. hexagonally,
  3. hexagram,
  4. hexahedron,
  5. hexahemeron,
  6. hexahydric,
  7. hexahydroaniline,
  8. hexahydrobenzene,
  9. hexahydropiridine,
  10. hexahydropyrazine

Origin of hexahydrate

First recorded in 1905–10; hexa- + hydrate

Related formshex·a·hy·drat·ed, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for hexahydrate

hexahydrate

noun

a hydrate, such as magnesium chloride, MgCl 2 .6H 2 O, with six molecules of water per molecule of substance
Derived Formshexahydrated, adjective

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