solute

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin solutus.

Adjective[edit]

solute (comparative more solute, superlative most solute)

  1. Loose; free; liberal
    a solute interpretation
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  2. Relaxed; hence; merry; cheerful.
    • Young
      A brow solute, and ever-laughing eye.
  3. soluble
    a solute salt
  4. (botany) Not adhering; loose; opposed to adnate.
    a solute stipule

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

solute (plural solutes)

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

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (obsolete) To dissolve.
  2. (obsolete) To absolve.
    to solute sin
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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

solute

  1. vocative masculine singular of solutus