hydrate
Pronunciation
  • enPR: hīʹdrāt, IPA: /ˈhaɪdɹeɪt/
Noun

hydrate (plural hydrates)

  1. (chemistry) A solid compound containing or linked to water molecules.
  2. (inorganic compound, rare) Water.
Translations Verb

hydrate (hydrates, present participle hydrating; past and past participle hydrated)

  1. (transitive) To take up, consume or become linked to water.
    A lotion can hydrate the skin.
  2. (slang) To drink water.
  3. (programming) To load data from a database record into an object's variables
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