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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hydration  \Hy*dra"tion\,  n.  (Chem.) 
  The  act  of  becoming,  or  state  of  being  a  hydrate. 
 
  {Water  of  hydration}  (Chem.),  water  chemically  combined  with 
  some  substance  to  form  a  hydrate;  --  distinguished  from 
  {water  of  crystallization}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hydration 
  n  :  the  process  of  combining  with  water;  usually  reversible 




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