A substance whose aqueous solutions conduct electricity.
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- a solution that conducts electricity
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1. a chemical that, when dissolved in water, dissociates into positive and negative ions, thus increasing its electrical conductivity. See dissociation. 2. the electrically conductive solution that must be present for a corrosion cell to exist.
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A substance that dissociates fully or partially into ions when dissolved in a solvent, producing a solution that conducts electricity.Strong ElectrolyteA strong electrolyte is a solute that completely dissociates into ions in solution. Solutions of strong electrolytes conduct electricity. Most soluble ionic compounds are strong electrolytes. Strong
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A substance whose aqueous solutions conduct electricity.
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A substance that dissociates fully or partially into ions when dissolved in a solvent, producing a solution that conducts electricity. See strong electrolyte, weak electrolyte.
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A substance that, when dissolved in water produces a solution that conducts electricity.
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( 1) A chemical substance or mixture, usually liquid, containing ions that migrate in an electric field. (2) A chemical compound or mixture of compounds which when molten or in solution will conduct an electric current.
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An ion solution that is an electrical conductior
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A substance which dissociates into ions (charged particles) when in aqueous solution or molten form and is thus able to conduct electricity. It is the medium which transports the ions carrying the charge between the electrodes during the electrochemical reaction in a battery.
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Any substance which, when in solution will conduct an electric current. Acids, bases, and salts are common electrolytes.
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One of the substances in the blood and bodily fluids 'salts' in the blood (such as sodium and potassium)
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Electrolyte: An electrolyte is a substance that will dissociate into ions in solution and acquire the capacity to conduct electricity. The electrolytes include sodium, potassium, chloride, calcium and phosphate. Informally, called lytes. (The clue to the word electrolyte is in the lyte which comes from the Greek lytos meaning that may be dissolved.
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+ Greek ... a dissoluble: confer French électrolyte
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A compound decomposable, or subjected to decomposition, by an electric current.
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<chemistry> A substance that dissociates into ions when fused or in solution and thus becomes capable of conducting electricity, an ionic solute. ... Origin: Gr. Lytos = that may be dissolved ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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a solution that conducts electricity; `the proper amount and distribution of electrolytes in the body is essential for health`
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(e-lek´tro-līt) a chemical substance that, when dissolved in water or melted, dissociates into electrically charged particles (ions) and thus is capable of conducting an electric current. The principal positively charged ions in the body fluids (cations) are sodium, potassium, calcium, and magnesium. The most important n...
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• (n.) A compound decomposable, or subjected to decomposition, by an electric current.
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in chemistry and physics, substance that conducts electric current as a result of a dissociation into positively and negatively charged particles ... [14 related articles]
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(electro- + Gr. lytos that may be dissolved) a substance that dissociates into ions when fused or in solution, and thus becomes capable of conducting electricity; an ionic solute.
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A nonmetallic (liquid or solid) conductor that carries current by the movement of ions (instead of electrons) with the liberation of matter at the electrodes of an electrochemical cell.
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(Battery) In a lead-acid battery, the electrolyte is sulfuric acid diluted with water. It is a conductor and also a supplier of hydrogen and sulfate ions for the reaction.
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In chemistry, electrolyte is a substance which will conduct an electrical current when in solution or melted
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liquid or solid substance containing mobile ions which render it ionically conductive
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liquid or solid substance containing mobile ions which render it ionically conductive NOTE - The electrolyte may be liquid, solid or a gel.
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