dehydration

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /diːhaɪˈdreɪʃən/
  • (US) IPA: /dihaɪˈdreɪʃən/

Noun[change]

Singular
dehydration

Plural
dehydrations

  1. (uncountable) Dehydration is the condition of lower than normal water levels.
    They drink fluids constantly to avoid dehydration.
    When a baby is sick, look for signs of dehydration.
  2. (uncountable) Dehydration is the act or process of removing water from something.
    We can preserve food while purifying the water that results from the dehydration process.

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