Anhydride vs Anhydrous - What's the difference?

anhydride | anhydrous |


As a noun anhydride

is .

As an adjective anhydrous is

having little or no water.

anhydride

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (chemistry) any compound formally derived from another (or from others) by the loss of a water molecule, especially acid anhydrides
  • anhydrous

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • having little or no water
  • # (chemistry) having no water of crystallization