solvate

noun
sol·​vate | \ ˈsäl-ˌvāt How to pronounce solvate (audio) , ˈsȯl- \

Definition of solvate

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an aggregate that consists of a solute ion or molecule with one or more solvent molecules also : a substance (such as a hydrate) containing such ions

solvate

verb
solvated; solvating

Definition of solvate (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

: to make part of a solvate

Other Words from solvate

Verb

solvation \ säl-​ˈvā-​shən How to pronounce solvation (audio) , sȯl-​ \ noun

First Known Use of solvate

Noun

1904, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for solvate

Noun

solvent + -ate entry 1

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The first known use of solvate was in 1904

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“Solvate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/solvation. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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solvate

noun
sol·​vate | \ ˈsäl-ˌvāt, ˈsȯl- How to pronounce solvate (audio) \

Medical Definition of solvate

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an aggregate that consists of a solute ion or molecule with one or more solvent molecules also : a substance (as a hydrate) containing such ions
solvated; solvating

Medical Definition of solvate (Entry 2 of 2)

: to make part of a solvate

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