Definition of Solute

1. Noun. The dissolved matter in a solution; the component of a solution that changes its state.

Generic synonyms: Matter



Definition of Solute

1. a. Loose; free; liberal; as, a solute interpretation.

2. v. t. To dissolve; to resolve.

Definition of Solute

1. Adjective. Loose; free; liberal ¹

2. Noun. Any substance that is dissolved in a liquid solvent to create a solution ¹

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Definition of Solute

1. a dissolved substance [n -S]

Medical Definition of Solute

1. A substance that is dissolved in a solvent. One of the two parts (along with solvent) which make up a solution. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Solute

soluble gun cotton
soluble ligature
soluble soap
soluble specific substance
soluble starch
soluble tartar
solubleness
solubles
solubly
solum
solums
solunar
solus
solutal
solute (current term)
solutes
solutio
solution
solution of contiguity
solution of continuity
solution pressure
solutionism
solutionless
solutions
solutive
solvabilities
solvability
solvable
solvableness

Literary usage of Solute

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"We are to think of the solid solute as composed of a system of molecules, ... When the solute is placed in the solvent, the external attractive force of the ..."

2. Principles of General Physiology by William Maddock Bayliss (1920)
"It is well to note that there are other views on the question, such as surface tension, attraction of solute for solvent, and so on, but it would exceed the ..."

3. An Introduction to the Principles of Physical Chemistry from the Standpoint by Edward Wight Washburn (1921)
"Show that for very dilute solutions Raoult's law may be put in the form, £ - *• * <« where # i is the number of moles of solute in 1000 grams of solvent and ..."

4. An Introduction to the Principles of Physical Chemistry from the Standpoint by Edward Wight Washburn (1921)
"<6> where N_\ is the number of moles of solute in 1000 grams of solvent and kr is a constant ... The Vapor Pressure of the solute from a Dilute Solution. ..."

5. Radionuclide Retention in Geologic Media: Workshop Proceedings, Oskarshamn by Svensk kärnbränslehantering AB., OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2002)
"solute diffusion is one concept and mechanism on which there ought to be ample common understanding and agreement, the prediction of isotope migration as ..."

6. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1905)
"If we assume that the partial or selective action takes place, leading to the isolation of ions or molecules of the solute and their removal from the active ..."

7. An Introduction to the Principles of Physical Chemistry from the Standpoint by Edward Wight Washburn (1915)
"The Vapor Pressure of the solute from a Dilute Solution. Henry's Law.—To obtain an expression for the partial vapor pressure, pA, of any solute, A, ..."

8. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"Two distinct types of solute-solvent associations, namely, ... A qualitative picture of the Stereochemical nature of both these solute-solvent associations" ..."

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