Anhydrous vs Hydrated - What's the difference?

anhydrous | hydrated |


As adjectives the difference between anhydrous and hydrated

is that anhydrous is having little or no water while hydrated is (chemistry) combined chemically with water.

As a verb hydrated is

(hydrate).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

anhydrous

English

Adjective

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

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (hydrate)
  • We took the powdered milk and hydrated it until it was drinkable.

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (chemistry) Combined chemically with water.