- [ɪ'l(j)u:t]verb Chemistry remove (an adsorbed substance) by washing with a solvent, especially in chromatography.Derivativeselution nounOrigin1920s: from L. elut-, eluere 'wash out'.
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Elute — E*lute , v. t. [L. elutus, p. p. of eluers to elute; e + luere to wash.] To wash out. [R.] Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
elute — [ē lo͞ot′, ilo͞ot′] vt. eluted, eluting [< L elutus, pp. of eluere, to wash out: see ELUTRIATE] to remove (adsorbed material) by use of a solvent elution n … English World dictionary
elute — verb /ˈi.luːt/ To separate one substance from another by means of a solvent; to wash; to cleanse. A mixture of isooctane and ethyl acetate can be used to elute triglycerides from a complex lipid solution … Wiktionary
elute — To perform or accomplish an elution. SYN: elutriate. * * * elute ē lüt vt, elut·ed; elut·ing to wash out or extract specif to remove (adsorbed material) from an adsorbent by means of a solvent elu·tion lü shən n … Medical dictionary
elute — transitive verb (eluted; eluting) Etymology: Latin elutus, past participle of eluere to wash out, from e + lavere to wash more at lye Date: 1731 extract; specifically to remove (adsorbed material) from an adsorbent by means of a solvent • elution … New Collegiate Dictionary
elute — adj. [L. ex, out; lutus, washed] With barely distinguishable marking … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
elute — elution, n. /ee looht , i looht /, v.t., eluted, eluting. Physical Chem. to remove by dissolving, as absorbed material from an adsorbent. [1725 35; < L elutus, ptp. of eluere to wash out, equiv. to e E + luere, comb. form of lavere to wash (see… … Universalium
élute — délute … Dictionnaire des rimes
elute — To remove (adsorbed material) from an adsorbent by means of a solvent. The solvent mixture which acts as the mobile phase in TLC … Forensic science glossary
elute — v. extract a substance from a mixture (Chemistry) … English contemporary dictionary