decahydrate etymology

English word decahydrate comes from English hydrate, English deca-

Detailed word origin of decahydrate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hydrate English (eng) (chemistry) A solid compound containing or linked to water molecules.. (inorganic compound, rare) Water. (programming) To load data from a database record into an object's variables. (slang) To drink water.. (transitive) To take up, consume or become linked to water.
deca- English (eng) In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10. Symbol: da. Ten.
decahydrate English (eng) (chemistry) A hydrate whose solid contains ten molecules of water of crystallization per molecule, or per unit cell.

Words with the same origin as decahydrate

Descendants of hydrate
carbo-load conhydrine diedrate hydratable hydratase hydration hydrator rehydrator
Descendants of deca-
dakat decaborane decacarbonyl decachlorobiphenyl decacyclic decagon decagram decahedron decahistidine decakatal decalogy decamer decamillennial decamillionaire decangular decanormal decare decastyle decasyllabic decatetraene decathlon decillion tetradecahedron tetraphosphorus decasulfide