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hydration number


noun

the number of molecules of water with which an ion can combine in an aqueous solution of given concentration.

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Nearby words

hydratase, hydrate, hydrated, hydrated alumina, hydration, hydration number, hydrator, hydraul., hydraulic, hydraulic accumulator, hydraulic brake

Origin of hydration number

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