- something educed; eduction.
- Chemistry. a substance extracted from a mixture, as distinguished from a product.
Origin of educt
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Examples from the Web for educt
Still, such ethnology as this supplies is an educt from the works in question, rather than their subject.Man and His Migrations
R. G. (Robert Gordon) Latham
It regards every organised being as generated by one of like kind, either as an educt or a product.Kant's Critique of Judgement
To sum up, it seems to the writer that the poison of loco is a product, and not an educt.Barium, A Cause of the Loco-Weed Disease
Albert Cornelius Crawford
- a substance separated from another substance without chemical changeCompare product (def. 4)
C18: from Latin ēductus; see educe
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