hydration number


noun

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

Nearby words

  1. hydratase,
  2. hydrate,
  3. hydrated,
  4. hydrated alumina,
  5. hydration,
  6. hydrator,
  7. hydraul.,
  8. hydraulic,
  9. hydraulic accumulator,
  10. hydraulic brake

Origin of hydration number


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