a crystalline, water-insoluble powder, Al(OH) 3 or Al 2 O 3 ⋅3H 2 O, obtained chiefly from bauxite: used in the manufacture of glass, ceramics, and printing inks, in dyeing, and in medicine as an antacid and in the treatment of ulcers.
noun 1. . noun 1. a soft, white, crystalline, very slightly water-soluble powder, Ca(OH) 2 , obtained by the action of water on lime: used chiefly in mortars, plasters, and cements. noun 1. another name for calcium hydroxide, esp when made by adding water to calcium oxide
[hahy-dreyt] /ˈhaɪ dreɪt/ noun 1. any of a class of compounds containing chemically combined water. In the case of some hydrates, as washing soda, Na 2 CO 3 ⋅10H 2 O, the water is loosely held and is easily lost on heating; in others, as sulfuric acid, SO 3 ⋅H 2 O, or H 2 […]
hyalitis hy·a·li·tis (hī’ə-lī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the vitreous humor of the eye in which the inflammatory changes extend into the avascular vitreous from adjacent structures. Also called vitreitis.
[hahy-uh-lahyt] /ˈhaɪ əˌlaɪt/ noun 1. a colorless variety of opal, sometimes transparent like glass, and sometimes whitish and translucent. /ˈhaɪəˌlaɪt/ noun 1. a clear and colourless variety of opal in globular form