Definition of Dehydrate

1. Verb. Preserve by removing all water and liquids from. "Carry dehydrated food on your camping trip"

Exact synonyms: Desiccate
Generic synonyms: Keep, Preserve
Derivative terms: Dehydration, Dehydration, Desiccation, Desiccation



2. Verb. Remove water from. "All this exercise and sweating has dehydrated me"
Exact synonyms: Desiccate
Generic synonyms: Dry, Dry Out
Derivative terms: Dehydration, Dehydration, Dehydration, Desiccation, Desiccation

3. Verb. Lose water or moisture. "In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly"
Exact synonyms: Desiccate, Dry Up, Exsiccate
Generic synonyms: Dry, Dry Out
Derivative terms: Dehydration, Dehydration, Dehydration, Desiccant, Desiccation
Antonyms: Hydrate

Definition of Dehydrate

1. v. t. To deprive of water; to render free from water; as, to dehydrate alcohol.

Definition of Dehydrate

1. Verb. to lose or remove water; to dry ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dehydrate

1. [v -DRATED, -DRATING, -DRATES]

Medical Definition of Dehydrate

1. To deprive of water; to render free from water; as, to dehydrate alcohol. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dehydrate

dehumidification
dehumidified
dehumidifier
dehumidifiers
dehumidifies
dehumidify
dehumidifying
dehusk
dehusked
dehusking
dehusks
dehydrase
dehydrases
dehydratase
dehydratases
dehydrate (current term)
dehydrated
dehydrated alcohol
dehydrated food
dehydrated foods
dehydrates
dehydrating
dehydration
dehydration-condensation reaction
dehydration fever
dehydration reaction
dehydrations
dehydrative
dehydrator
dehydrators

Literary usage of Dehydrate

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1. A German-English dictionary of terms used in medicine and the allied sciences by Hugo Lang, Bertram Abrahams (1905)
"... deformity Entwässern, vt to dehydrate, drated, drained Entwässerung, /. dehydrate«, j drainage Entwässerungsmittel, ..."

2. Lens by State Microscopical Society of Illinois (1872)
"... which cannot be avoided when absolute alcohol, benzole, or turpentine is employed to dehydrate and render transparent. All that I ask is, that those who ..."

3. Bacteriological Diagnosis: Tabular Aids for Use in Practical Work by James Eisenberg (1892)
"(b) dehydrate in Aniline Oil. From the xylol the section is placed in aniline oil containing some contrast color (safranin, ..."

4. A Text-book of Bacteriology: A Practical Treatise for Students and by Philip Hanson Hiss, Hans Zinsser, Frederick Fuller Russell (1918)
"dehydrate in graded alcohols. Eml>ed in paraffin and cut ... Wash in water, dehydrate in graded alcohols, and embed in paraffin by the usual technique. ..."

5. Modern Microscopy: A Handbook for Beginners and Students by M. I. Cross, Martin J. Cole (1922)
"Then make transverse and longitudinal sections, dehydrate in methylated spirit, clear in clove oil, and mount in Canada balsam. Small Fine Hairs. ..."

6. Manual of pathology: Including Bacteriology, the Technic of Postmortems, and by William Michael Late Coplin (1900)
"Stain from half an hour to several hours, rinse in water, differentiate and dehydrate in alcohol, clear in xylol, and mount in xylol balsam. Toluidin-blue. ..."

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