dehydrate

Definition of dehydrate

de`hy´drate
v. t.1.To deprive of water; to render free from water; as, to dehydrate alcohol; to dehydrate food for preservation.
v. i.1.to lose water or moisture.
2.to lose sufficent water to cause physiological distress; - of living organisms; as, victims trapped in the earthquake rubble may dehydrate if not found quickly.

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