verb (used with or without object), hy·drat·ed, hy·drat·ing.
- hydrated alumina,
- hydration number,
Origin of hydrate
Examples from the Web for hydration
For hydration, an IV would have been effective, as CIA medical officers conceded.‘Rectal Feeding’ Has Nothing to Do with Nutrition, Everything to Do with Torture|Russell Saunders|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Since hangovers stem from lack of hydration, water is the secret weapon.The I.V. Doc Comes to Your House, Fights Hangovers, and Wins|Abby Haglage|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cucuzzella recommends that you practice your hydration plan well before race day, and learn to trust it.
Learn what your body requires by fine-tuning your hydration plan during your training runs.
They also have potassium for hydration and iron for healthy circulation.Mushrooms Are Magic for Women Trying to Lose Weight|Liza Gates|May 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Why are chemical changes, as hydration, often desirable in the cooking and preparation of foods?
This hydration change is necessary for the full development of the physical properties of the gluten.
This water is contained in the wool in two forms: as water of hydration amounting to about 81 per cent., and as hygroscopic water.The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics|Franklin Beech
We understand that peptones are the products of the hydration and cleavage of previously formed proteoses.On Digestive Proteolysis|R. H. Chittenden
On solution in water, hydration or solvation probably takes place with the production of heat.Chlorination of Water|Joseph Race
Word Origin for hydrate
1854, noun of action from 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)).