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solvate

[ sol-veyt ]
/ ˈsɒl veɪt /
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noun

a compound formed by the interaction of a solvent and a solute.

verb (used with object), solv·at·ed, solv·at·ing.

to convert into a solvate.

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Origin of solvate

First recorded in 1900–05; solv(ent) + -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM solvate

solv·a·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for solvate

solvate
/ (ˈsɒlveɪt) /

verb

chem to undergo, cause to undergo, or partake in solvation

Word Origin for solvate

C20: from solvent
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