nonelectrolyte

noun

non·​elec·​tro·​lyte ˌnän-ə-ˈlek-trə-ˌlīt How to pronounce nonelectrolyte (audio)
: a substance that does not readily ionize when dissolved or melted and is a poor conductor of electricity

Word History

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonelectrolyte was in 1891

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Cite this Entry

“Nonelectrolyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonelectrolyte. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

nonelectrolyte

noun
non·​elec·​tro·​lyte ˌnän-ə-ˈlek-trə-ˌlīt How to pronounce nonelectrolyte (audio)
: a substance (as sugar) that does not readily form ions when dissolved or melted and that is a poor conductor of electricity

Medical Definition

nonelectrolyte

noun
non·​elec·​tro·​lyte ˌnän-ə-ˈlek-trə-ˌlīt How to pronounce nonelectrolyte (audio)
: a substance that does not readily ionize when dissolved or melted and is a poor conductor of electricity

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