Definition of Solvolysis

1. Noun. (chemistry) any reaction, between a solute and its solvent, in which one or more bonds of the solute are broken; specifically a substitution, elimination or fragmentation reaction in which the solvent is the nucleophile ¹



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Definition of Solvolysis

1. [n -LYSES]

Medical Definition of Solvolysis

1. The reaction of a dissolved salt with the solvent to form an acid and a base; the (partial) reverse of neutralization. If the solvent is water, an amphiprotic solvent, solvolysis is called hydrolysis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Solvolysis

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Literary usage of Solvolysis

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"Table V. Solvation of Transition States for Isomerization and solvolysis (Reference Solvent DMF at 25° (k, min"1)) Solvent Reaction Log*,, Log Art Log Ve* ..."

2. Hawaii Integrated Biofuels Research Program: Final Report by Patrick K. Takahashi (1995)
"Conversion of lignocellulosic materials by solvolysis in a near- or super-critical aqueous flow environment offers the following advantageous features: ..."

3. The American Year Book by Simon Newton Dexter North, Francis Graham Wickware, Albert Bushnell Hart (1917)
"It was found that in many cases "solvolysis" or "solvolytic dissociation," analogous to hydrolysis or hydrolytic dissociation, and independent of ..."

4. Methods and Styles in the Development of Chemistry by Joseph Stewart Fruton (2002)
"... fonate participates in the solvolysis of this compound,141 with the formation of an intermediate (transition state) cation in which the charge is spread ..."

5. Methods and Styles in the Development of Chemistry by Joseph Stewart Fruton (2002)
"... Winstein showed that, in addition to the participation of the solvent ("solvolysis") and the electronic displacements in SN1 or SN2 reactions, ..."

6. An Introduction to the Principles of Physical Chemistry from the Standpoint by Edward Wight Washburn (1921)
"The phenomena analogous to hydration (solvation), hydrolysis (solvolysis), etc., are observed in these. other solvents and there is a close parallelism ..."

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