Solvation meaning

sŏl-vāshən, sôl-
Any of a class of chemical reactions in which solute and solvent molecules combine with relatively weak covalent bonds; the process of forming a solution or dispersion.
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(chemistry) An association, or a reaction, of a solute with a solvent.
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Origin of solvation

  • solv(ent) –ation

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

  • see solve

    From Wiktionary