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hydrated

[ hahy-drey-tid ]
/ ˈhaɪ dreɪ tɪd /
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Definition of hydrated

adjective
chemically combined with water in its molecular form.
(of paper pulp) beaten until gelatinous for making into water-resistant paper.
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Origin of hydrated

First recorded in 1800–10; hydrate + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM hydrated

non·hy·drat·ed, adjectiveun·hy·drat·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hydrated

hydrated
/ (ˈhaɪdreɪtɪd) /

adjective
(of a compound) chemically bonded to water molecules
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