solvation

solvation
Noncovalent or easily reversible combination of a solvent with solute, or of a dispersion means with the disperse phase; if the solvent is water, s. is called hydration. S. affects the size of ions in solution, thus Na+ is much larger in H2O than in solid NaCl.

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sol·va·tion säl-'vā-shən, sȯl- n the formation of a solvate also the state or degree of being solvated

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sol·va·tion (sol-vaґshən) chemical combination of a solvent with the solute.

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