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Meaning of SOLUTE

Pronunciation:  'sâlyoot

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the dissolved substance in a solution; the component of a solution that changes its state
 

SOLUTE is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: matter, substance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \So*lute"\, a. [L. solutus, p. p. of solvere to loosen.
    See {Solve}.]
    1. Loose; free; liberal; as, a solute interpretation. [Obs.]
       --Bacon.
    
    2. Relaxed; hence; merry; cheerful. [R.]
    
             A brow solute, and ever-laughing eye. --Young.
    
    3. Soluble; as, a solute salt. [Obs.]
    
    4. (Bot.) Not adhering; loose; -- opposed to {adnate}; as, a
       solute stipule.
    
    
  2. \So*lute"\, v. t.
    1. To dissolve; to resolve. [Obs.]
    
    2. To absolve; as, to solute sin. [Obs.] --Bale.
    
    
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A substance that is dissolved in a solvent. One of the two parts (along with solvent) which make up a solution.
 

 

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