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hydrate

 [hi´drāt]
1. a compound of water with a radical.
2. a salt or other compound that contains water of crystallization.

hy·drate

(hī'drāt),
An aqueous solvate (in older terminology, a hydroxide); a compound that crystallizes with one or more molecules of water, for example, CuSO4·5H2O.

hydrate

/hy·drate/ (hi´drāt)
1. any compound of a radical with water.
2. any salt or other compound containing water of crystallization.

hydrate

[hī′drāt]
Etymology: Gk, hydor, water
1 a combination of a substance with one or more water molecules.
2 a molecular association of a substance with water.

hy·drate

(hī'drāt)
An aqueous solvate (in older terminology, a hydroxide); a compound crystallizing with one or more molecules of water.

hydrate

1. a compound of water with a radical.
2. a salt or other compound that contains water of crystallization.
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Section 20 of the GPSA handbook also discusses inhibitor best practices for reducing or suppressing hydrate formation for cases when water separation is not practical or economical.
Gas hydrates in the Southern Caspian Basin have been of great interest since the 1980s.
The hydrates do not contain n- and iso-pentanes, as the Wan der Waals size of their molecules is larger than the size of the empty cavities of the hydrate with the structure CS-2 [7,8].
They formed the hydrates from water and carbon dioxide with the gases cyclopentane and cyclohexane, which made the method work more efficiently.
The cage structure of the hydrate molecule concentrates the component gas so that a single cubic metre of gas hydrate will yield approximately 160 cubic metres of gas and 0.
Gas hydrate is a crystalline water-based solid physically resembling ice, in which small non-polar molecules (typically gases) or polar molecules with large hydrophobic moieties are trapped inside 'cages' of hydrogen-bonded water molecules.
Based on the latest studies in the Sea of Oman region which spreads from the West of the Persian Gulf to the Eastern part of the country, we have discovered gas hydrate reservoirs equal to the country's proven oil and gas reserves," The CEO of the project for the exploration of the Sea of Oman's gas hydrate resources, Nasser Keshavarz, said at a press conference in Tehran on Monday.
This is the first study to suggest that methane hydrate melting is related to ocean currents themselves, says coauthor Benjamin Phrampus, an earth scientist at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.
Jerry Bertram, vice president and general manager of the Industrial Mineral business of Huber Engineered Materials (HEM), said, "HEM entered into a tolling arrangement over a year ago with Almatis to sell, market, and provide technical service support for its specialty hydrates.
The production test, scheduled to take place in the fourth quarter of 2012, will determine the effectiveness of producing methane gas by dissociating the methane hydrate in the shallow formation under the seabed using the depressurisation method.