hydrate

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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.

hy·drate

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