Recent Examples of solute from the Web
Branch and bud cells concentrate solutes in their cytoplasm to reduce the freezing point (the same way road de-icing salts work) and export water from the cells to reduce ice crystal formation that can damage delicate cell membranes.
The stylist drenches the tape bonds in a solute that loosens the adhesive, then gently wiggles the extensions off.
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Origin and Etymology of solute
First Known Use: 1893See Words from the same year
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