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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.
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Origin of trihydrate

First recorded in 1850–55; tri- + hydrate

OTHER WORDS FROM trihydrate

tri·hy·drat·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for trihydrate

trihydrate
/ (traɪˈhaɪdreɪt) /

noun
chem a substance that contains three molecules of water

Derived forms of trihydrate

trihydrated, adjective
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