Definitions for "Hydrate "
A compound formed by the union of water with some other substance, generally forming a neutral body, as certain crystallized salts.
A substance which does not contain water as such, but has its constituents (hydrogen, oxygen, hydroxyl) so arranged that water may be eliminated; hence, a derivative of, or compound with, hydroxyl; hydroxide; as, ethyl hydrate, or common alcohol; calcium hydrate, or slaked lime.
To form into a hydrate; to combine with water.
Hydrate is a Java mapping tool that lets you lay an object model over relational and XML data and move information quickly and efficiently between these three representations. Its strength lies in working with existing relational or XML databases, over whose schemas you have little or no control.