verb (used with or without object), hy·drat·ed, hy·drat·ing.
- hydrated alumina,
- hydration number,
Origin of hydrate
Examples from the Web for hydrate
Launching this spring, it promises “repair, hydrate and renew.”Michelle Obama wears Prabal Gurung; Melania Trump Wants You To Have Nice Skin|The Fashion Beast Team|October 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Bromide of potassium and hydrate of chloral in drachm doses should be given in connection with conium.Insomnia; and Other Disorders of Sleep|Henry M. Lyman
The nitrate, carbonate, and hydrate yield the oxide (Bi2O3) on ignition.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.|Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
Magnesia, in the pure state, or as the hydrate, does not fuse with soda.
The water causes an increase in weight of 32 per cent, 56 pounds of stone-lime becoming 74 pounds of the hydrate.Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement|Alva Agee
The same object may be effected by means of zinc and a solution of chloride of ammonium or hydrate of potassium.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
Word Origin for hydrate
1802, "compound of water and another chemical," from French hydrate, coined c.1800 by French chemist Joseph-Louis Proust (1754-1826) from Greek hydr-, stem of hydor "water" (see water (n.1)).