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hydrous

[hahy-druh s] /ˈhaɪ drəs/
adjective
1.
containing water.
2.
Chemistry. containing water or its elements in some kind of union, as in hydrates or hydroxides.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; hydr-1 + -ous
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Examples from the web for hydrous
  • Advanced ethanol is a hydrous or anhydrous ethanol derived from sugar or starch, other than corn starch.
  • These minerals are hydrous layer silicates formed mainly from silica, alumina and water.
  • The demand for ethanol has been divided between hydrous and anhydrous ethanol uses.
  • Advanced ethanol is defined as hydrous or anhydrous ethanol derived from sugar or starch, other than corn starch.
British Dictionary definitions for hydrous

hydrous

/ˈhaɪdrəs/
adjective
1.
containing water
2.
(of a chemical compound) combined with water molecules: hydrous copper sulphate, CuSO4.5H2O
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hydrous in Science
hydrous
  (hī'drəs)   
Containing water.
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