Electrolyte

Electrolyte,

Definition of Electrolyte:

  1. Medicine: Bicarbonate, chloride, sodium, potassium and other ions present in blood plasma, cell fluid, and interstitial fluid (that fills the void between the cells of a body and constitutes a large part of its liquid environment). Proper quantities and balanced concentration of these ions is critically important for normal metabolism and other essential body functions such as exchange of nutrients and other substances among a bodys different organs and systems.

  2. Industry: Non-metallic liquid or solid substance which (when melted or dissolved in water or a solvent) disassociates into ions and can transmit electric current through positively and negatively charged ions (as opposed to electrons in metals). Common electrolytes include salts such as aluminum sulfate, ammonium chloride, copper sulfate, sodium chloride (table salt), and acids such as hydrochloric and sulfuric. See also electrolysis.

How to use Electrolyte in a sentence?

  1. Some industrial plants will use electrolyte s to help power up their machinery or to work with their textiles they are producing.
  2. The reason the girl had to drink Gatorade after donating plasma was because her electrolyte count was down, due to the procedure.
  3. If you are going to be working in an industrial warehouse then you will be surrounded by many different electrolyte s.

Meaning of Electrolyte & Electrolyte Definition