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Solvation

attraction and association of molecules of a solvent with molecules or ions of a solute
A sodium ion solvated by water molecules

Solvation, commonly called dissolution, is the process of attraction and association of molecules of a solvent with molecules or ions of a solute. The solvation is the action of dissolving the mix to form the solution.

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  • Dogonadze, Revaz R.; et al. (eds.) (1985–88). The Chemical Physics of Solvation (3 vols. ed.). Amsterdam: Elsevier. ISBN 0-444-42551-9 (part A), ISBN 0-444-42674-4 (part B), ISBN 0-444-42984-0 (part C) Check |isbn= value: invalid character (help).CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link) CS1 maint: date format (link)