/ˈhaɪdrəs/ (say 'huydruhs)

1. containing water.
2. Chemistry containing water or its elements in some kind of union, as in hydrates or in hydroxides.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.


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  • Hydrous — Hy drous, a. [Gr. y dwr water.] 1. Containing water; watery. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) Containing water of hydration or crystallization. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hydrous — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ containing water …   English terms dictionary

  • hydrous — [hī′drəs] adj. [ HYDR(O) + OUS] containing water, esp. water of crystallization or hydration, as certain minerals and chemical compounds …   English World dictionary

  • hydrous — adjective Date: 1826 containing water usually in chemical association (as in hydrates) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hydrous — /huy dreuhs/, adj. 1. containing water. 2. Chem. containing water or its elements in some kind of union, as in hydrates or hydroxides. [1820 30; HYDR 1 + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • hydrous — adjective containing combined water; hydrated …   Wiktionary

  • hydrous — SYN: hydrated. * * * hy·drous hī drəs adj containing water usu. in chemical association (as in hydrates) * * * hy·drous (hiґdrəs) containing water …   Medical dictionary

  • hydrous — hy·drous || haɪdrÉ™s adj. watery, containing water …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hydrous — adjective chiefly Chemistry & Geology containing water as a constituent. Origin C19: from Gk hudro water + ous …   English new terms dictionary

  • hydrous — a. Watery …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hydrous — adj watery, containing water, aqueous, aquatic, lymphatic, balneal; wet, moist, hydrated, liquid; juicy, succulent, sappy …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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