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synonyms for anhydrous

  • arid
  • bone-dry
  • dehydrated
  • dry
  • evaporated
  • moistureless
  • parched
  • waterless
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Anhydrous, an-hī′drus, adj. a term applied to a chemical substance free from water.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
Even in this state, soda contains 23 per cent of water, and only 77 per cent of pure anhydrous soda.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 57, NO. 356, JUNE, 1845VARIOUS
The anhydrous hydrogen peroxide obtained by Wolffenstein boils at 84-85C.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 1VARIOUS
The re-crystallised and pure salt is used for preparing the anhydrous sulphate, which is used for detecting moisture in gases.
A TEXTBOOK OF ASSAYING: FOR THE USE OF THOSE CONNECTED WITH MINES.CORNELIUS BERINGER AND JOHN JACOB BERINGER
By exposure to a red heat the carbonic acid may be expelled, and the earth rendered anhydrous.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
Louyet has shown that the liquid acid, obtained as above, is not (as once believed) anhydrous.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
To this last is joined a drying-tube containing chloride of calcium and anhydrous copper sulphate.
A TEXTBOOK OF ASSAYING: FOR THE USE OF THOSE CONNECTED WITH MINES.CORNELIUS BERINGER AND JOHN JACOB BERINGER
On evaporating these solutions it is volatilised, although the anhydrous oxide is "fixed" at a red heat.
A TEXTBOOK OF ASSAYING: FOR THE USE OF THOSE CONNECTED WITH MINES.CORNELIUS BERINGER AND JOHN JACOB BERINGER
This compound is water-soluble, but caffein can not be extracted from the crystals with anhydrous solvents.
ALL ABOUT COFFEEWILLIAM H. UKERS
The metallic salts all crystallize in the anhydrous condition and decompose on heating, leaving a residue of the pure metal.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 1VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ANHYDROUS

  • anhydrous
  • arid
  • bone dry
  • dry as a bone
  • moistureless
  • parched
  • scorched
  • seared
  • sunbaked
  • waterless
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