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Hydrate   /hˈaɪdrˌeɪt/   Listen

(past & past part. hydrated; pres. part. hydrating)
Supply water or liquid to in order to maintain a healthy balance.
Become hydrated and combine with water.
Cause to be hydrated; add water or moisture to.

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"Hydrate" Quotes from Famous Books

... Balsam Peru, 15 minims; formic acid, 1 drachm; chloral hydrate, 1 drachm; alcohol to ...
— Practical Mechanics for Boys • J. S. Zerbe

... in the conversion of flour into bread is to incorporate with it a given amount of fluid, by which each atom of flour is surrounded with a thin film of moisture, in order to hydrate the starch, to dissolve the sugar and albumen, and to develop the adhesiveness of the gluten, thus binding the whole into one coherent mass termed dough, a word from a verb meaning to wet or moisten. If nothing more be done, and this simple form of dough be baked, ...
— Science in the Kitchen. • Mrs. E. E. Kellogg

... wind colic differs very greatly from that of cramp colic. Absorbents are of some service, and charcoal may be given in any quantity. Relaxants and antispasmodics are also beneficial in this form of colic. Chloral hydrate not only possesses these qualities, but it also is an antiferment and a pain reliever. It is, then, particularly well adapted to the treatment of wind colic, and should be given in the same-sized doses and in the manner directed for spasmodic colic. ...
— Special Report on Diseases of the Horse • United States Department of Agriculture

... characters from the hyphae of fungi. They are firmer, elastic, and at once present themselves in the texture of lichens. On the other hand, the hyphae of fungi are very soft, they possess a thin wall, and are not at all gelatinous, while they are immediately dissolved by the application of hydrate of ...
— Fungi: Their Nature and Uses • Mordecai Cubitt Cooke

... partly by formation of sulphuric acid from sulphate, and partly by electrolytic carrying of strong acid to the positive plate. The injurious results at 1.6 volt arise because then the pores contain water. The chemical reaction is altered, oxide or hydrate is formed, which will partially dissolve, to be changed to sulphate when the sulphuric acid subsequently diffuses in. But formed in this way it will not appear mixed with the active masses in the electrolytic paths, but more or less alone in the pores. In this position ...
— Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia

Words linked to "Hydrate" :   furnish, slake, chemical compound, change, supply, slack, provide, moisturise, moisturize, compound, render, hydration, humidify, dehydrate

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