Definition of Elute

1. Verb. Wash out with a solvent, as in chromatography.

Generic synonyms: Rinse, Wash
Derivative terms: Elution



Definition of Elute

1. v. t. To wash out.

Definition of Elute

1. Verb. (transitive) To separate one substance from another by means of a solvent; to wash; to cleanse. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Elute

1. to remove by means of a solvent [v ELUTED, ELUTING, ELUTES]

Medical Definition of Elute

1. To perform or accomplish an elution. Synonym: elutriate. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elute

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eluents
elumbated
eluotropic
elurophobia
elurophobias
elusion
elusions
elusive
elusive ulcer
elusively
elusiveness
elusivenesses
elusory
elutant
elute (current term)
eluted
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eluting
elution
elution profile
elution volume
elutions
elutor
elutors
elutriate
elutriated
elutriates
elutriating
elutriation

Literary usage of Elute

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"The first to elute was a red band which was found to contain the monomeric ... The second band to elute was a yellow band which was removed from the column ..."

2. Radionuclide Retention in Geologic Media: Workshop Proceedings, Oskarshamn by Svensk kärnbränslehantering AB., OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2002)
"Question 1: Starting at a given time, will the 'A solute molecules at Ax/2 elute? A. Equally to the left and right. B. Mostly to the left. ..."

3. Code of Federal Regulations: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as of April 1, 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"Allow the hexane sample solution to elute into a 500-milliliter beaker ... Allow each hexane rinse to separately elute to about one-half inch above the gel. ..."

4. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"In this system, all of the acidic amino acids elute with the buffer front and methionine, isoleucine, leucine, and norleucine elute ..."

5. Niosh Manual of Analytical Methods: Sampling and Analytical Methods for edited by Peter M. Eller (1994)
"Short elution time, compound may co-elute with solvent if oven temperature is ... Azinphos methyl did not elute from DB-1701 even though Azinphos ethyl did ..."

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