anhydrous ænˈhaɪ drəs This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word
without water; especially without water of crystallization
having little or no water
destitute of water; as, anhydrous salts or acids
Origin: [Gr. wanting water; 'an priv. + "y`dwr water.] Freebase
As a general term, a substance is said to be anhydrous if it contains no water. The way of achieving the anhydrous form differs from one substance to another. That is to say, anhydrous matter is prepared or used as a form with no water, and specifically the form of a chemical without water of crystallization.
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