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solvate

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noun sol·vate \ˈsäl-ˌvāt, ˈsȯl-\

Definition of solvate

  1. :  an aggregate that consists of a solute ion or molecule with one or more solvent molecules; also :  a substance (as a hydrate) containing such ions



Origin and Etymology of solvate

solvent + 1-ate


First Known Use: 1904


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solvate

transitive verb sol·vate

Definition of solvate

solvated

solvating

  1. :  to make part of a solvate

solvation

play \säl-ˈvā-shən, sȯl-\ noun


1909

First Known Use of solvate

1909


Medical Dictionary

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solvate

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noun sol·vate \ˈsäl-ˌvāt, ˈsȯl-\

Medical Definition of solvate

  1. :  an aggregate that consists of a solute ion or molecule with one or more solvent molecules; also :  a substance (as a hydrate) containing such ions




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solvate

transitive verb sol·vate

Medical Definition of solvate

solvated

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solvating

  1. :  to make part of a solvate




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