apro·​tic (ˌ)ā-ˈprō-tik How to pronounce aprotic (audio)
of a solvent
: incapable of acting as a proton donor

Word History

First Known Use

1931, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aprotic was in 1931

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“Aprotic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aprotic. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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