eluent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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From elute; Latin eluent-, eluens (washing out), 1941.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

eluent (plural eluents)

  1. (analytical chemistry) In chromatography, a solvent used in order to effect separation by elution.

References[edit]

  • Eluent, Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 2007.

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

ēluent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of ēluō