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1. anhydride

noun. ['ænˈhaɪdrɪd'] a compound formed from one or more other compounds in a reaction resulting in removal of water.

Synonyms

  • phthalic anhydride
  • acetic anhydride
  • chemical compound

Antonyms

  • smooth
  • simple
  • decrease
  • disintegrate

Etymology

  • an- (English)
  • an- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hydride (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Anhydride

  • acrid
  • alarid
  • astrid
  • hybrid
  • ingrid
  • jared
  • jarryd
  • putrid
  • sigrid
  • wilfrid
  • winfrid

Example sentences of the word anhydride


1. Noun, singular or mass
The catalyst for epoxy resins is a hardener, often made from anhydride or amine chemicals.

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