trihydrate

[ trahy-hahy-dreyt ]
/ traɪˈhaɪ dreɪt /
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noun Chemistry.

a hydrate that contains three molecules of water, as potassium pyrophosphate, K4P2O7⋅3H2O.

Origin of trihydrate

First recorded in 1850–55; tri- + hydrate
Related formstri·hy·drat·ed, adjective
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trihydrate

/ (traɪˈhaɪdreɪt) /

noun

chem a substance that contains three molecules of water
Derived Formstrihydrated, adjective
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