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An electrolyte is a substance that dissociates into free ions when dissolved, to produce an electrically conductive medium.

Electrolyte and sports drinks can be home-made by using the correct proportions of sugar, salt and water.

Note:   The above text is excerpted from the Wikipedia article "Electrolyte", which has been released under the GNU Free Documentation License.
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