|dehydrate (diːˈhaɪdreɪt, ˌdiːhaɪˈdreɪt)|
|1.||to lose or cause to lose water; make or become anhydrous|
|2.||to lose or cause to lose hydrogen atoms and oxygen atoms in the proportions in which they occur in water, as in a chemical reaction|
|3.||to lose or deprive of water, as the body or tissues|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
dehydration de·hy·dra·tion (dē'hī-drā'shən)
Excessive loss of water from the body or from an organ or a body part, as occurs during illness or fluid deprivation.
The process of removing water from a substance or compound.
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