water of crystallization

noun phrase

Definition of water of crystallization

: water of hydration present in many crystallized substances that is usually essential for maintenance of a particular crystal structure

First Known Use of water of crystallization

1791, in the meaning defined above

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“Water of crystallization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20of%20crystallization. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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water of crystallization

noun

Medical Definition of water of crystallization

: water of hydration present in many crystallized substances that is usually essential for maintenance of a particular crystal structure

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