solute


sol·ute

noun \ˈsäl-ˌyüt\

Definition of SOLUTE

:  a dissolved substance

Origin of SOLUTE

Latin solutus, past participle of solvere
First Known Use: 1893

Other Chemical Engineering Terms

alkali, cation, decant, hygroscopic, isotope, oxidize, slurry, viscous

sol·ute

noun \ˈsäl-ˌyüt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SOLUTE

: a dissolved substance; especially : a component of a solution present in smaller amount than the solvent

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