- A substance, such as sulfuric acid, that removes water.
- An appliance or an engineered system designed to remove water from substances such as absorbents or food.
- (chemistry) A drying agent
- A device that removes water from a material
Variant of dehydrate
transitive verbdehydrated, dehydrating
to remove water from (a compound, substance, body tissues, etc.); dry: foods are dehydrated to preserve them for future use
to lose water; become dry