eluate

[ el-yoo-it, -eyt ]
/ ˈɛl yu ɪt, -ˌeɪt /

noun

a liquid solution resulting from eluting.

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Origin of eluate

1930–35; < Latin ēlu(ere) to wash out (see elute) + -ate1

Words nearby eluate

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British Dictionary definitions for eluate

eluate
/ (ˈɛljuːˌeɪt) /

noun

a solution of adsorbed material in the eluent obtained during the process of elution
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Medical definitions for eluate

eluate
[ ĕlyōō-ĭt, -āt′ ]

n.

The solution of solvent and dissolved matter resulting from elution.
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