Solute meaning

sŏl'yo͝ot, sō'lo͝ot
A substance that is dissolved in another substance (a solvent), forming a solution.
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A substance dissolved in another substance, usually the component of a solution present in the lesser amount.
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The substance dissolved in a solution.
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(obsolete) To dissolve.
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(obsolete) To absolve.

To solute sin.

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The definition of a solute is the substance you dissolve into a liquid.

An example of a solute is sugar dissolving in hot water.

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Being in solution; dissolved.
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Loose; free; liberal.

A solute interpretation.

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Relaxed; hence; merry; cheerful.
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A solute salt.

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(botany) Not adhering; loose; opposed to adnate.

A solute stipule.

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Any substance that is dissolved in a liquid solvent to create a solution.
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Origin of solute

  • From Middle English loose, porous from Latin solūtus past participle of solvere to loosen leu- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin solutus.
    From Wiktionary