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anhydrous

adjective an·hy·drous \-drəs\

Definition of ANHYDROUS

:  free from water and especially water of crystallization

Origin of ANHYDROUS

Greek anydros, from a- + hydōr water — more at water
First Known Use: 1819

Other Chemical Engineering Terms

alkali, cation, decant, hygroscopic, isotope, oxidize, slurry, solute, viscous
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anhydrous

adjective an·hy·drous \(ˈ)an-ˈhī-drəs\

Medical Definition of ANHYDROUS

:  free from water and especially water that is chemically combined in a crystalline substance <anhydrous ammonia>

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