## Wikipedia - Hydrate (en) Wikipedia - Idratazione (chimica) (it) Wikipedia - Reacción de hidratación (es) Wikipedia - Reazione di idratazione (it) Wikipedia - تفاعل إماهة (ar) hydration

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.H02876
@[email protected] of water or of the elements of water (i.e. H and OH) to a @[email protected] For example, hydration of ethene:
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The term is also used in a more restricted sense for the process:
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Note:
Compare the use of the term in inorganic/physical chemistry to describe the state of the ions of an electrolyte in aqueous solution.