monohydrate definition

  • noun:
    • A compound, such calcium chloride monohydrate, CaCl2·H2O, which has one molecule of liquid.
    • A hydrate whose solid contains one molecule of liquid of crystallization per molecule, or per device cellular
    • In chem., a substance containing one molecule of water in a combined state: because, the monohydrate of sodium carbonate, Na2CO3.H2O, today an article of commerce beneath the trade-name ‘concentrated sal-soda.’
    • a hydrate which contains one molecule of water per molecule of the compound

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