Lyte definition

līt
A substance that can be decomposed by a specified process.

Electrolyte.

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A substance subjected to a process of decomposition (specified by the corresponding noun ending in -lysis)

Electrolyte.

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Origin of lyte

  • < Gr lytos < lyein: see lose

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • From Greek lutos soluble from lūein to loosen leu- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition