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[hahy-druh s] /ˈhaɪ drəs/

containing water.
Chemistry. containing water or its elements in some kind of union, as in hydrates or hydroxides.
containing water
(of a chemical compound) combined with water molecules: hydrous copper sulphate, CuSO4.5H2O
Containing water.


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