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polyelectrolyte

[ pol-ee-i-lek-truh-lahyt ]
/ ˌpɒl i ɪˈlɛk trəˌlaɪt /
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noun Chemistry.
an electrolyte of high molecular weight, usually polymeric, either natural or synthetic.
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Origin of polyelectrolyte

First recorded in 1945–50; poly- + electrolyte
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