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nonelectrolyte

 [non″e-lek´tro-līt]
a compound which, dissolved in water, does not separate into charged particles and is incapable of conducting an electric current.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

non·e·lec·tro·lyte

(non'ē-lek'trō-līt),
A substance with molecules that do not, in solution, dissociate to ions and, therefore, do not carry an electric current.
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non·e·lec·tro·lyte

(non'ĕ-lek'trō-līt)
A substance with molecules that do not, in solution, dissociate to ions and therefore do not carry an electric current.
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On the other hand, molar conductivities for Mn[(mef).sub.2] x 3[H.sub.2]O in MeOH and DMF and Zn[(mef).sub.2] x 2[H.sub.2]O and Cd[(mef).sub.2] x 2[H.sub.2]O point out that solutions of these compounds according to the Geary criterion [25] are intermediates between those of nonelectrolytes and 1:1 electrolytes.
The observed low conductivity values (22.038.40 [[OMEGA].sup.-1] [cm.sup.2] mo[L.sup.-1]) were accounted for the dissociation and hence the complexes are found as nonelectrolytes [26].