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tr.v. e·lut·ed, e·lut·ing, e·lutes
To extract (one material) from another, usually by means of a solvent.
[From Latin ēluere, ēlūt-, to wash out : ē-, ex-, ex- + -luere, to wash; see leu(ə)- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Chemistry) (tr) to wash out (a substance) by the action of a solvent, as in chromatography
[C18: from Latin ēlūtus rinsed out, from ēluere to wash clean, from luere to wash, lave]
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v.t. e•lut•ed, e•lut•ing.
to remove by dissolving, as absorbed material from an adsorbent.
[1725–35; < Latin ēlūtus, past participle of ēluere to wash out]
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Past participle: eluted
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elutevt liberar; drug-eluting liberador de fármacos
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