electrolyte

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Construction

  • A substance that separates into ions when in a solution or when fused, thereby becoming electrically conducting.
  • A conducting medium in which the flow of electric current occurs by the migration of ions.

Electronics

  • A substance which dissociates to a certain extent in a medium through which an electric current passes. Electrolytes conduct electricity, and the most common examples are salts dissolved in a solution in which the solvent is water.

Food

  • noun a substance in cells, blood or other organic material that helps to control fluid levels in the body and maintain normal pH levels
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