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Word Example of - dehydrate

    Example Sentences for dehydrate

    Decolourise and dehydrate rapidly with absolute alcohol until there remains only a very faint bluish tint.

    It is employed to dehydrate certain oils with which the pork-packer adulterates lard.

    Flood with several changes of absolute alcohol to dehydrate the section.

    Drop absolute alcohol on to the section from a drop bottle, to dehydrate it.

Word Origin & History of - dehydrate

    Word Origin & History

    dehydrate 1854, from Gk. hydor "water" (see water (n.1)). A chemical term at first, given a broader extension 1880s. Related: Dehydration (1834).