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re·sol·vent

 (rĭ-zŏl′vənt)
adj.
Causing or able to cause separation into constituents; solvent.
n.
A resolvent substance, especially a medicine that reduces inflammation or swelling.

resolvent

(rɪˈzɒlvənt)
adj
serving to dissolve or separate something into its elements; resolving
n
1. something that resolves; solvent
2. (Medicine) a drug or agent able to reduce swelling or inflammation
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Noun1.resolvent - a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substancesresolvent - a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances; "the solvent does not change its state in forming a solution"
acetone, dimethyl ketone, propanone - the simplest ketone; a highly inflammable liquid widely used as an organic solvent and as material for making plastics
chlorobenzene - a colorless volatile flammable liquid with an almond odor that is made from chlorine and benzene; used as a solvent and in the production of phenol and DDT and other organic compounds
carbolic acid, hydroxybenzene, oxybenzene, phenylic acid, phenol - a toxic white soluble crystalline acidic derivative of benzene; used in manufacturing and as a disinfectant and antiseptic; poisonous if taken internally
carbon tet, carbon tetrachloride, perchloromethane, tetrachloromethane - a colorless nonflammable liquid used as a solvent for fats and oils; because of its toxicity its use as a cleaning fluid or fire extinguisher has declined
medium - an intervening substance through which something is achieved; "the dissolving medium is called a solvent"
hexane - a colorless flammable liquid alkane derived from petroleum and used as a solvent
menstruum - (archaic) a solvent
naphtha - any of various volatile flammable liquid hydrocarbon mixtures; used chiefly as solvents
remover - a solvent that removes a substance (usually from a surface); "paint remover"; "rust remover"; "hair remover"
alcahest, alkahest, universal solvent - hypothetical universal solvent once sought by alchemists
methylbenzene, toluene - a colorless flammable liquid obtained from petroleum or coal tar; used as a solvent for gums and lacquers and in high-octane fuels
xylene, xylol - a colorless flammable volatile liquid hydrocarbon used as a solvent
References in classic literature ?
Observing him in these moods, I often dwelt meditatively upon the old philosophy of the Bi-Part Soul, and amused myself with the fancy of a double Dupin - the creative and the resolvent.
La communaute internationale attend egalement que les Libyens resolvent leurs differends, car il y a le terrorisme, les mafias de la migration, il y a beaucoup de problemes qui affectent la Libye, mais aussi la communaute internationale [beaucoup plus grand que], a souligne le Representant special de l'ONU souhaitant que les pourparlers aboutissent avant le 20 septembre.
Heureusement, quelques milliards de ces disputes se resolvent par un accord.
In network analysis, it is important to calculate the resolvent subgraph centrality [([([I.
87) Voir Y P Thomas, << Le droit entre les mots et les choses : Rhetorique et jurisprudence a Rome >> (1978) 23 Archives de philosophie du droit 93 a la p 102 : << La cause est cette "chose" transformee dans le Heu de la controverse : "chose posee dans la dispute des parties et dans la controverse" Telle est la premiere etape d'une mise en forme verbale, par le contrat, de toutes les violences qui se resolvent en proces >> [note omise].
A 40,000 t/y hexane resolvent unit was built at Mex in the late 1980s by Kawasaki of Japan.
Rassias: Set-valued resolvent equations and mixed variational inequalities,J.
Ils nous ont donne quelques chantiers provisoires qui ne resolvent pas le probleme endemique du chomage", a rencheri Fader Khlifi, 27 ans.
The method relies on analytical properties--high energy decay and low energy asymptotics--of the resolvent, and the limiting absorption principle--a smoothness of the resolvent in the continuous spectrum.
encouragees par l'association, ayant finance 1/5 du travail (64), se resolvent a commander.
3), Moreover, 0 < p([lambda]I - T) = q([lambda]I - T) < [infinity] precisely when A is a pole of the resolvent of T.
It has been indicated that MOCVD presents a danger of film becoming contaminated due to precursor resolvent (organic components, etc.