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decahydrate

[dek-uh-hahy-drit, -dreyt] /ˌdɛk əˈhaɪ drɪt, -dreɪt/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a hydrate that contains ten molecules of water, as washing soda, Na 2 CO 3 ⋅10H 2 O.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; deca- + hydrate
Related forms
decahydrated, adjective
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  • The decahydrate solubility increases steeply with temperature.

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