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 elution (audio) \ 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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The first known use of elute was in 1731

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\ 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 elution (audio) \ noun

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