dehydrate dehydrate  /dɪ ˈhaɪd reɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) preserve by removing all water and liquids from
  2. (v) remove water from
  3. (v) lose water or moisture

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It's also possible that the drier air in winter can dehydrate mucus in the nasal passages, lowering the body's natural defense against the virus.
  2. Evering Associates, which markets Toth's products in Canada, says they can be used to dehydrate tropical fish for display purposes.
  3. Drought sears the pasture lands, threatens to dehydrate the romance: valley grasses can save the starving goats or protect the orchards from floods.

News

  1. Fruit, veg leathers not tough to make

    What does a schoolchildand#8217;s packed lunch have in common with a $300-a-head meal at a three-Michelin-star restaurant? These days, both frequently include an edible leather: a puree of fruit (or, in the case of the restaurant, more often of a vegetable, such as tomato or onion) spread thin and dehydrated until it becomes stretchy.
    on July 11, 2013     Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette

  2. Fruit and veg leathers: Easy and not just for kids

    What does a schoolchild's packed lunch have in common with a $300-a-head meal at a three-Michelin-star restaurant? These days, both frequently include an edible leather: a puree of fruit (or, in the case of the restaurant, more often of a vegetable, such as tomato or onion) spread thin and dehydrated until it becomes stretchy.
    on July 10, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "As a sportsman, if Oscar says he's going to make 147, he's going to make 147," Arum said. "He won't struggle. He is 149 right now and all he has to do is dehydrate for a day and he's 147."
    on Sep 11, 2008 By: Bob Arum Source: Manila Standard Today

  2. Marley helps out with the island sound on the track "Crusie Control," while T-Pain lends his voice opposite Mariah on the upbeat track, "Migrate" in which Mariah warns, "Don't wait for me to buy drinks, or you're going to dehydrate.In the sexy R&B...
    on Jan 21, 2008 By: Mariah Carey Source: SOHH

  3. "We had no idea what we were doing," Masekela said. "We wore our wetsuits, thinking they would protect us from the cold. But what it did was dehydrate us. One of my friends passed out and we all ended up going with him to an emergency room."
    on Aug 2, 2007 By: Sal Masekela Source: Los Angeles Times

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