Definition of Sonicate

1. Verb. (transitive) To disrupt with ultrasonic sound waves. ¹



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Definition of Sonicate

1. to disrupt with sound waves [v -CATED, -CATING, -CATES]

Medical Definition of Sonicate

1. To expose a suspension of cells or microbes to the disruptive effect of the energy of high frequency sound waves. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sonicate

songwriting
songwritings
songy
sonhood
sonhoods
sonic
sonic barrier
sonic boom
sonic booms
sonic branding
sonic delay line
sonic depth finder
sonic hedgehog
sonic waves
sonically
sonicate (current term)
sonicated
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sonics
soniferous
sonification
sonifier
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sonkyo
sonkyos

Literary usage of Sonicate

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1. Niosh Manual of Analytical Methods: Sampling and Analytical Methods for ...edited by Peter M. Eller edited by Peter M. Eller (1994)
"sonicate for 60 minutes. 7. Transfer a 5 to 7 mL aliquot to a tare weighted 20-mL glass vial using a plastic syringe fitted with a 0.45 //m membrane filter. ..."

2. Food Chemicals Codex: First Supplement to the Fifth Edition by Committee on Food Chemicals Codex, Institute of Medicine (U. S.) (2006)
"... add about 25 mg of butylated hydroxytoluene and about 60 mL of méthylène chloride, and sonicate to dissolve. Dilute to volume with méthylène chloride. ..."

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