How to use solute in a sentence
They bestowed ranks and designations upon themselves, even creating protocol such as solutes and secure passwords.The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks | Max Brooks | January 14, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
This definition is inexact, since no membrane permeable to water is absolutely impermeable to the solutes.The Mechanism of Life | Stphane Leduc
Living beings are but solutions of colloids and crystalloids, and their tissues are built up by the aggregation of these solutes.The Mechanism of Life | Stphane Leduc
This is different from what we found in the case of non-volatile solutes (p. 126).The Phase Rule and Its Applications | Alexander Findlay
British Dictionary definitions for solute
the component of a solution that changes its state in forming the solution or the component that is not present in excess; the substance that is dissolved in another substance: Compare solvent
botany rare loose or unattached; free
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Scientific definitions for solute
A substance that is dissolved in another substance (a solvent), forming a solution.
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