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hemihydrate

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noun hemi·hy·drate \-ˈhī-ˌdrāt\

Definition of hemihydrate

  1. :  a hydrate (as plaster of paris) containing half a mole of water to one mole of the compound forming the hydrate

hemihydrated

play \-ˌdrā-təd\ adjective


Circa 1901

First Known Use of hemihydrate

circa 1901


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