solvate

[ sol-veyt ]
/ ˈsɒl veɪt /
Chemistry

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.

Nearby words

  1. solution of continuity,
  2. solution set,
  3. solutizer,
  4. solutrean,
  5. solvable,
  6. solvation,
  7. solvay,
  8. solvay process,
  9. solvay, ernest,
  10. solve

Origin of solvate

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

Related formssolv·a·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for solvated

solvate

/ (ˈsɒlveɪt) /

verb

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

Word Origin for solvate

C20: from solvent

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