elute

verb
\ ē-ˈlüt How to pronounce elute (audio) \
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 How to pronounce elute (audio) \ noun

Examples of elute in a Sentence

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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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“Elute.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/elute. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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More Definitions for elute

elute

transitive verb
\ ē-ˈlüt How to pronounce elute (audio) \
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 How to pronounce elute (audio) \ noun

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