hemihydrate

noun
hemi·​hy·​drate | \ ˌhe-mi-ˈhī-ˌdrāt How to pronounce hemihydrate (audio) \

Definition of hemihydrate

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

Other Words from hemihydrate

hemihydrated \ ˌhe-​mi-​ˈhī-​ˌdrā-​təd How to pronounce hemihydrate (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of hemihydrate

circa 1901, in the meaning defined above

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“Hemihydrate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hemihydrate. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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