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sol·ute

 (sŏl′yo͞ot, sō′lo͞ot)
n.
A substance dissolved in another substance, usually the component of a solution present in the lesser amount.
adj.
Being in solution; dissolved.

[From Middle English, loose, porous, from Latin solūtus, past participle of solvere, to loosen; see leu- in Indo-European roots.]

solute

(sɒˈljuːt)
n
(Chemistry) the component of a solution that changes its state in forming the solution or the component that is not present in excess; the substance that is dissolved in another substance. Compare solvent
adj
(Botany) botany rare loose or unattached; free
[C16: from Latin solūtus free, unfettered, from solvere to release]

sol•ute

(ˈsɒl yut, ˈsoʊ lut)

n.
the substance dissolved in a given solution.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin solūtus, past participle of solvere to loosen]

sol·ute

(sŏl′yo͞ot)
A substance that is dissolved in another substance, forming a solution.

solute

A substance which dissolves in a solvent to form a solution.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.solute - the dissolved matter in a solution; the component of a solution that changes its state
matter - that which has mass and occupies space; "physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it"
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solute

[sɒˈljuːt] nsoluto
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