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/ ˈsɒl veɪt /
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verb (used with object), solv·at·ed, solv·at·ing.
to convert into a solvate.
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OTHER WORDS FROM solvatesolv·a·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for solvate
/ (ˈsɒlveɪt) /
chem to undergo, cause to undergo, or partake in solvation
Word Origin for solvate
C20: from solvent
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