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hexahydrate

[hek-suh-hahy-dreyt] /ˌhɛk səˈhaɪ dreɪt/
noun
1.
a hydrate that contains six molecules of water, as magnesium chloride, MgCl 2 ⋅6H 2 O.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; hexa- + hydrate
Related forms
hexahydrated, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hexahydrated

hexahydrate

/ˌhɛksəˈhaɪdreɪt/
noun
1.
a hydrate, such as magnesium chloride, MgCl2.6H2O, with six molecules of water per molecule of substance
Derived Forms
hexahydrated, adjective
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