hydrous

[hahy-druhs]
adjective
1.
containing water.
2.
Chemistry. containing water or its elements in some kind of union, as in hydrates or hydroxides.

Origin:
1820–30; hydr-1 + -ous

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hydrous (ˈhaɪdrəs)
 
adj
1.  containing water
2.  (of a chemical compound) combined with water molecules: hydrous copper sulphate, CuSO4.5H2O

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hydrous   (hī'drəs)  Pronunciation Key 
Containing water.
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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.
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