Chemistry definition of terms

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Solute

Solute 

The solid which dissolves in a solvent to form a solution.

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Solvent

Solvent

A liquid in which another substance can be dissolved to make a solution.

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Solution

Solution 

A mixture of a solute and a solvent 

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Solubility

Solubility

The extent to which one substance will dissolve in another

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Saturated solution

Saturated solution 

A solution in which no more solute will dissolve

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