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aprotic

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adjective apro·tic \(ˌ)ā-ˈprō-tik\

Definition of aprotic

of a solvent

  1. :  incapable of acting as a proton donor



Origin of aprotic

2a- + proton + 1-ic


First Known Use: 1931

Rhymes with aprotic


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