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de·hy·drate

dehydrate

 
pronunciation:
di haI dreIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: dehydrates, dehydrating, dehydrated
definition 1: to remove water from in order to preserve.
Grapes are dehydrated to make raisins.
definition 2: to lose water; dry out.
The body dehydrates quickly during exercise in hot weather.
derivations: dehydration (n.), dehydrator (n.)
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