elute

verb
\ē-ˈlüt \
eluted; eluting

Definition of elute 

transitive verb

: extract specifically : to remove (adsorbed material) from an adsorbent by means of a solvent

Other Words from elute

elution \ē-​ˈlü-​shən \ noun

First Known Use of elute

1731, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for elute

Latin elutus, past participle of eluere to wash out, from e- + lavere to wash — more at lye

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\ē-ˈlüt \
eluted; eluting

Medical Definition of elute 

: to wash out or extract specifically : to remove (adsorbed material) from an adsorbent by means of a solvent

Other Words from elute

elution \-​ˈlü-​shən \ noun

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