American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A substance dissolved in another substance, usually the component of a solution present in the lesser amount.
- adj. Being in solution; dissolved.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Loose; free.
- Relaxed; hence, joyous; merry.
- In botany, free; not adhering; opposed to adnate: as, a solute stipule.
- Soluble: as. a solute salt.
- To dissolve; also, to resolve; answer; absolve.
- n. The substance dissolved in a given solution: as, a solution is composed of solvent and solute.
- adj. Loose; free; liberal.
- n. Any substance that is dissolved in a liquid solvent to create a solution
- v. obsolete To dissolve.
- v. obsolete To absolve.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. obsolete Loose; free; liberal.
- adj. rare Relaxed; hence; merry; cheerful.
- adj. obsolete Soluble.
- adj. (Bot.) Not adhering; loose; -- opposed to
- v. obsolete To dissolve; to resolve.
- v. obsolete To absolve.
- n. the dissolved matter in a solution; the component of a solution that changes its state
- From Latin solutus. (Wiktionary)
- From Middle English, loose, porous, from Latin solūtus, past participle of solvere, to loosen; see leu- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“A solute is the substance that dissolves in a liquid.”
“The chemical that dissolves is called the solute, the liquid that causes it to dissolve is called the solvent, while the final mixture is called the solution.”
“The above reference to the word "solute" is too technical and seemingly not clear to the average reader.”
“Will "solute" suit you, or is that term, from high school chemistry,”
“The growth of large multilamellar fatty acid vesicles fed with fatty acid micelles, in a solution where solute permeation across the membranes is slow, results in the transformation of initially spherical vesicles into long thread-like vesicles, a process driven by the transient imbalance between surface area and volume growth.”
“Regarding your comments on claims made for homeopathy: criticisms centered around the vanishingly small number of solute molecules present in a solution after it has been repeatedly diluted are beside the point, since advocates of homeopathic remedies attribute their effects not to molecules present in the water, but to modifications of the water's structure.”
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“Yellowstone National Park: Inferences from river solute fluxes:”
“We solute their efforts and hope that CALGREEN is a roaring success!”
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