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water of crystallization

Syllabification: wa·ter of crys·tal·li·za·tion

Definition of water of crystallization in English:

noun

Chemistry
Water molecules forming an essential part of the crystal structure of some compounds.
Example sentences
  • It also means that if you're willing to assume, say, one/third molecule's worth of water of crystallization, you can finagle the numbers to come out to most anything you need.
  • This amount of water also corresponds to the two molecules of water of crystallization per molecule of trehalose.
  • It should be understood that the present invention comprising paroxetine hydrochloric anhydrate may contain unbound water, that is to say water which is other than water of crystallization.

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