HyperDic: dehydration

English > 3 senses of the word dehydration:
NOUNstatedehydration, desiccationdryness resulting from the removal of water
statedehydrationdepletion of bodily fluids
processdehydration, desiccation, drying up, evaporationthe process of extracting moisture
dehydration > pronunciation
Soundsdiy.hhaydrey'shahn
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English > dehydration: 3 senses > noun 1, state
Meaningdryness resulting from the removal of water.
Synonymdesiccation
Broaderdryness, waterlessness, xerotesThe condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid / liquid (especially water)
Spanishdesecación, deshidratación
Catalandeshidratació
Verbsdehydratelose water or moisture
dehydrateremove water from
dehydratepreserve by removing all water and liquids / liquids from
English > dehydration: 3 senses > noun 2, state
Meaningdepletion of bodily fluids.
Broaderthirst, thirstinessA physiological need to drink
Spanishdeshidratación
Verbsdehydratelose water or moisture
dehydrateremove water from
English > dehydration: 3 senses > noun 3, process
MeaningThe process of extracting moisture.
Synonymsdesiccation, drying up, evaporation
Part ofplastinationA process involving fixation and dehydration and forced impregnation and hardening of biological tissues
Narrowerfreeze-drying, lyophilization, lyophilisationA method of drying food or blood plasma or pharmaceuticals or tissue without destroying their physical structure
inspissationThe process of thickening by dehydration
BroaderextractionThe process of obtaining something from a mixture or compound by chemical or physical or mechanical means
Spanishdesecación, deshidratación
Catalandeshidratació, dessecació
Verbsdehydratelose water or moisture
dehydrateremove water from
dehydratepreserve by removing all water and liquids / liquids from

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