As an adjective anhydrous
is having little or no water.
As a noun anhydrate is
(organic chemistry) an acid anhydride.
As a verb anhydrate is
to dehydrate, especially
in food processing.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
having little or no water
# (chemistry) having no water of crystallization
(organic chemistry) An acid anhydride
(chemistry) The anhydrous form of a normally hydrated compound
To dehydrate, especially in food processing.
- The Tarim mummies, found in present-day China, were anhydrated naturally by searing desert conditions.