the substance dissolved in a given solution.
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
solute sol·ute (sŏl’yōōt, sō’lōōt)
A substance dissolved in another substance, usually the component of a solution present in the lesser amount.
A substance that is dissolved in another substance (a solvent), forming a solution.
noun 1. the act of solving a problem, question, etc.: The situation is approaching solution. 2. the state of being solved: a problem capable of solution. 3. a particular instance or method of solving; an explanation or answer: The solution is as good as any other. 4. Mathematics. the process of determining the answer to […]
- Solution based modelling
(SBM) A software development process described in the book “Developing Object-Oriented Software for the Macintosh” written by Neal Goldstein and Jeff Alger, published by Addison Wesley in 1992.
noun 1. removal of a soluble mineral by dissolving it and leaching it out, as in the Frasch process.
- Solution of contiguity
solution of contiguity n. A dislocation or displacement of two normally contiguous parts.