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Definition of "hydrous" [hy•drous]

  • Containing water, especially water of crystallization or hydration. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hydrous" in a sentence
  • "The above program will provide humans with the ability to move about at will in the inner solar system, allowing us to reap the harvest of hydrous resources on certain asteroids/comets (water), and will provide the means for a sustainable profitable, global wealth building space program that will transform the future as much as oil transformed the 20th century."
  • "Though drivers also consume massive amounts of hydrous ethanol, virtually pure alcohol, such a measure would ease demand for the biofuel."
  • "The current price of hydrous ethanol, a gasoline substitute in the Brazilian market is around 34 cents a liter."
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