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dehydration


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dehydration  \De`hy*dra"tion\,  n.  (Chem.) 
  The  act  or  process  of  freeing  from  water;  also  the  condition 
  of  a  body  from  which  the  water  has  been  removed. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dehydration 
  n  1:  dryness  resulting  from  the  removal  of  water  [syn:  {dessication}] 
  2:  depletion  of  bodily  fluids 
  3:  the  process  of  extracting  moisture  (as  by  heat)  [syn:  {dessication}, 
  {drying  up},  {evaporation}] 




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