NounHydrate (plural Hydrates)
- (chemistry) A solid compound containing or linked to water molecules.
- (inorganic chemistry, rare) Water.
- (transitive) To take up, consume or become linked to water.
- A lotion can hydrate the skin.
- (slang) To drink water.
acetify, acidify, acidulate, alkalify, alkalize, borate, carbonate, catalyze, chemical, chlorinate, electrolyze, ferment, homopolymerize, hydrogenate, hydroxylate, isomerize, nitrate, oxidize, pepsinate, peroxidize, phosphatize, polymerize, reduce, sulfate, sulfatize, sulfonate, work
- IPA: /id.ʁat/
Hydrate m. (plural Hydrates)