Anhydrous Definition

ăn-hīdrəs
adjective
Without water, especially water of crystallization.
American Heritage
Without water.
Webster's New World
Having no water of crystallization; not hydrated.
Webster's New World
The definition of anhydrous is without water.
Gaseous ammonia and gaseous hydrogen chloride are examples of anhydrous substances.
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Having little or no water.

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Not containing water, especially water of crystallization.
American Heritage Science

Origin of Anhydrous

  • From Greek anudros an- without a–1 hudōr water wed-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • an- +‎ Ancient Greek ὕδωρ (hydor, “water”) +‎ -ous.

    From Wiktionary

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