hydrate

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See also: Hydrate and hydraté

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Borrowing from French hydrate, coined by Joseph-Louis Proust, from Ancient Greek ὕδωρ (húdōr, water) + -ate.

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hydrate (plural hydrates)

  1. (chemistry) A solid compound containing or linked to water molecules.
  2. (inorganic chemistry, rare) Water.

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hydrate (third-person singular simple present hydrates, present participle hydrating, simple past and past participle hydrated)

  1. (transitive) To take up, consume or become linked to water.
    A lotion can hydrate the skin.
  2. (slang) To drink water.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hydr- +‎ -ate

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hydrate m (plural hydrates)

  1. (chemistry) hydrate

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hydrate

  1. first-person singular present indicative of hydrater
  2. third-person singular present indicative of hydrater
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of hydrater
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of hydrater
  5. second-person singular imperative of hydrater

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