transitive verbelut′ed, elut′ing
to remove (adsorbed material) by use of a solvent
Origin of elutefrom 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 ēluere ēlūt- to wash out ē-, ex- ex- -luere to wash ; see leu(ə)- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present elutes, present participle eluting, simple past and past participle eluted)
Latin elutus (washed out), 1731.