Definition of solvation in English:

solvation

noun

  • See solvate

    • ‘On the other hand, differences of up to 10% have been found in the free energies of solvation of both individual ions and whole salts.’
    • ‘This indicates that TRH molecules are located close to the lipid headgroups, possibly mimicking the solvation by water molecules.’
    • ‘To better study the structure and thermodynamics of ion solvation in nanotubes, we focus exclusively on the solvation of a solitary ion inside the channel.’
    • ‘Two different continuum electrostatic models are formulated to describe the ion solvation inside the nanotube.’
    • ‘Therefore, it is not possible to provide any quantitative measure of the energy of solvation due to dipolar solvation and hydrogen bonding interaction.’

Pronunciation

solvation

/sälˈvāSH(ə)n//sɑlˈveɪʃ(ə)n/