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dehydrate

de·hy·drate / dēˈhīdrāt/ • v. [tr.] [often as adj.] (dehydrated) cause (a person or a person's body) to lose a large amount of water. ∎  [intr.] lose a large amount of water from the body. ∎  remove water from (food) in order to preserve and store it: dehydrated mashed potatoes. DERIVATIVES: de·hy·dra·tion / ˌdēhīˈdrāshən/ n. de·hy·dra·tor / -tər/ n.

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dehydrate

dehydrate f. DE- 7 + Gr. húdōr, hudr- WATER + -ATE 3.

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