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solute

1. 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
2. Botany, now rare loose or unattached; free

solute

[′säl·yüt]
(chemistry)
The substance dissolved in a solvent.

solute, dissolved solids

Solid particles of material (i.e., dissolved salts and dissolved organic materials) having a mean diameter of less than 0.000001 mm that are dissolved in water.
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Thus it appears that water, compared with a nonpolar solvent such as carbon tetrachloride, would have more difficulty rearranging its molecules to make room for small solute molecules such as methane.
That means that there is no complete reorganization of the atoms, but only a rearrangement of solute atoms in a practically fixed lattice.
Dissolution by rainwater of the crust salt that forms on the ground surface and the downward transport of solutes following rainfall infiltration occurs early in the wet season.
The specific retention volume, Vg0, glass transition temperature, Tg; adsorption enthalpy, IHa; the sorption enthalpy, IH1S; sorption free energy, IG1S; sorption entropy, IS1S; the weight fraction activity coefficients of solute probes at infinite dilution, a|1a, partial molar enthalpy of solute probes at infinite dilution, IH1a; and Flory-Huggins interaction parameters, I12a; between polymer and solvents were determined in the temperature range of 493-343 K for poly(ABM) and 473-343 K for poly(ABM%41-coAN)-poly(ABM%71-coAN).
Solutions with the same solute concentration were prepared adopting 2 treatments: one with common distilled water and another with magnetized distilled water.
The specific objectives of this study were (i) to determine the transport parameters of several commonly used solutes, including heavy metal compounds and pesticides, by measuring their breakthrough data in repacked soil columns, and (ii) to investigate the relations of pertinent soil properties with the solute-transport parameters for a range of agricultural soils in Bangladesh.
1) It causes bile stasis leading to precipitation of solutes as bile sludge.
a](kJ/mol), for the probe solutes on the CAP-PCLD blend in the temperature range 323.
The HYDRUS-1D Software Package for Simulating the One- dimensional Movement of Water, Heat and Multiple Solutes in Variably-saturated Media, p: 202.
A later study described a specific "hypo-osmolality syndrome" in beer drinkers, and the authors attributed the hyponatremia to the consumption of beer, which is low in sodium, and poor intake of ordinary food, which led to reduced excretion of urinary solutes and inhibition of water diuresis with the development of hyponatremia (6).
19,20] Indeed, the mammalian urothelium modifies the urine concentration and composition of solutes by reabsorbing K[sup.
A student need only remember that solutes lower the free energy of water, essentially by restricting the ability of the water to move freely, much as a defensive football player restricts a running back from freely moving about the field.

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