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Elute

Definition
verb
To cause elution; to separate, remove, or extract a particular substance from another, usually by means of a solvent.
Supplement
Word origin: from Latin ēluere, ēlūt-, to wash out : ē-, ex-, ex- + -luere, to wash.

Related forms: elution (noun), eluent (noun)
Synonym:

  • elutriate


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