Origin of solute
Examples from the Web for solutes
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|DAILY BEAST
This definition is inexact, since no membrane permeable to water is absolutely impermeable to the solutes.
Living beings are but solutions of colloids and crystalloids, and their tissues are built up by the aggregation of these solutes.
British Dictionary definitions for solutes
Word Origin for solute
Word Origin and History for solutes
1890, "dissolved," from Latin solutus, past participle of solvere (see solve). In botany, "free, not adhering" (1760).