dehydrate


de·hy·drate

verb \(ˈ)dē-ˈhī-ˌdrāt\
de·hy·drat·edde·hy·drat·ing

Definition of DEHYDRATE

transitive verb
1
: to remove bound water or hydrogen and oxygen from (a chemical compound) in the proportion in which they form water
2
: to remove water from (as foods)
intransitive verb
: to lose water or body fluids
de·hy·dra·tor \-ˌdrāt-ər\ noun

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