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dehydrate Explained

dehydrate at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1854, from Gk. hydor "water." A chemical term at first, given a broader extension 1880s. ///

dehydrate at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

1 [T] to remove the liquid from a substance such as food or a chemical: rehydrate, hydrate// --The substance is dehydrated and stored as powder.//
2 [I and T] to lose too much water from your body, or to make this happen: --Alcohol dehydrates the body.// -- dehydrated adj // -- dehydration/di[hA359]ha[hA366]dre[hA366][hA35D][hA368]n/ n [U] //

dehydrate at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

56 Moby Thesaurus words for "dehydrate":
air-dry, anhydrate, bake, blast-freeze, blot, brine, brush, burn,
corn, cure, dehumidify, desiccate, drain, dry, dry-cure, dry-salt,
embalm, evaporate, exsiccate, fire, freeze, freeze-dry, fume,
insolate, irradiate, jerk, kiln, kipper, marinade, marinate,
mummify, parch, pickle, preservatize, quick-freeze, refrigerate,
rub, salt, scorch, sear, season, shrivel, smoke, smoke-cure,
soak up, sponge, stuff, sun, sun-dry, swab, torrefy, towel, weazen,
wipe, wither, wizen

dehydrate at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[V] (Dryness): be dry, render dry, dry, dry up, drain, desiccate, dehydrate, parch, dehumidify, mummify.

[ADJ] (Dryness): dry, dehumidified, anhydrous, arid, dried, waterless, dusty, dehydrated, dessicated.

dehydrate at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

1 [VN] [usually passive] to remove the water from sth, especially food, in order to preserve it
2 to lose too much water from your body; to make a person's body lose too much water:
[V] Runners can dehydrate very quickly in this heat. * [VN] the dehydrating effects of alcohol
dehydration noun [U]:
to suffer from dehydration

Dehydrate at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Dehydrate \De*hy"drate\, v. t. (Chem.)
To deprive of water; to render free from water; as, to
dehydrate alcohol.

dehydrate at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

v 1: preserve by removing all water and liquids from; "carry
dehydrated food on your camping trip" [syn: {desiccate}]
2: remove water from; "All this exercise and sweating has
dehydrated me" [syn: {desiccate}]
3: lose water or moisture; "In the desert, you get dehydrated
very quickly" [syn: {dry up}, {desiccate}] [ant: {hydrate}]

dehydrate at English (WD) Of Explained:



* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /diːhaɪdˈɹeɪt/


Inter: en-verb » dehydrat|ing
  • to lose or remove water; to dry


    * hydrate
    • moisturize


      Inter: trans-top » to lose or remove water
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|dehydrovat
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|脱水する|tr=だっすいする, dassui suru|sc=Jpan

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Manx: Inter: t- » gv|jee-ushtaghey
  • Swedish: Inter: t- » sv|torka ut

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: ar » dehydrate
    Translation: et » dehydrate
    Translation: el » dehydrate
    Translation: fa » dehydrate
    Translation: ko » dehydrate
    Translation: io » dehydrate
    Translation: it » dehydrate
    Translation: kn » dehydrate
    Translation: hu » dehydrate
    Translation: my » dehydrate
    Translation: pl » dehydrate
    Translation: fi » dehydrate
    Translation: ta » dehydrate
    Translation: vi » dehydrate
    Translation: zh » dehydrate