solute

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See also: soluté

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin solutus, past participle of solvo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɒljuːt/
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Adjective[edit]

solute (comparative more solute, superlative most solute)

  1. Free; liberal; loose.
    a solute interpretation
  2. Relaxed; hence, cheerful, merry.
  3. Able to be dissolved; soluble.
    a solute salt
  4. (botany) Not adhering; loose.
    Antonym: adnate
    a solute stipule

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Noun[edit]

solute (plural solutes)

  1. Any substance that is dissolved in a liquid solvent to create a solution

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Verb[edit]

solute (third-person singular simple present solutes, present participle soluting, simple past and past participle soluted)

  1. (obsolete) To dissolve.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)
  2. (obsolete) To absolve.
    to solute sin
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bale to this entry?)

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

solūte

  1. vocative masculine singular of solūtus

References[edit]

  • solute in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • solute in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • solute in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette