to remove (adsorbed material) by use of a solvent
Origin of elute; from Classical Latin elutus, past participle of eluere, to wash out: see elutriate
transitive verbe·lut·ed, e·lut·ing, e·lutes
To extract (one material) from another, usually by means of a solvent.
Origin of eluteFrom Latin &emacron;luere, &emacron;l&umacron;t-, to wash out : &emacron;-, ex-, ex- + -luere, to wash; see leu(&schwa;)- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present elutes, present participle eluting, simple past and past participle eluted)
Latin elutus (washed out), 1731.