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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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Gas hydrates in the Southern Caspian Basin have been of great interest since the 1980s.
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.
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.
Methane hydrate, a substance with a sherbet-like consistency comprised of methane gas and water, is believed to exist in a wide area of seabed in waters surrounding Japan.
The laboratory-based approach adopted by the team will require development of a new Acoustic Pulse 'rube instrument at NOC, capable of simulating the high pressures and low temperatures that create hydrate in sediment samples.
Gas hydrate is a solid crystalline substance composed of water and natural gas (primarily methane) in which water molecules form a cage-like structure around the gas molecules," according to the authors of the 2012 Global Energy Assessment (GEA), a landmark study commissioned by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis.
The current gas hydrate programs and budgets involving methane hydrate is also discussed in This offering.
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.
Without the support of the trapped molecules, the lattice structure of hydrate clathrates would collapse into conventional ice crystal structure or liquid water.
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.
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