Raffinate meaning

răfə-nāt
The portion of an original liquid that remains after other components have been dissolved by a solvent.
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The portion of an original liquid that remains after other components have been dissolved by a solvent. The term is often used to refer to the oil that is not dissolved in petroleum refining operations.
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(chemistry) A solution from which some material has been removed by extraction with an immiscible liquid.
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Origin of raffinate

  • French raffiner to refine raffinose –ate

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