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sol·vent

 (sŏl′vənt, sôl′-)
adj.
1. Capable of meeting financial obligations.
2. Chemistry Capable of dissolving another substance.
n.
1. Chemistry
a. A substance in which another substance is dissolved, forming a solution.
b. A substance, usually a liquid, capable of dissolving another substance.
2. Something that solves or explains.

[French, from Latin solvēns, solvent-, present participle of solvere, to loosen; see solve.]

sol′ven·cy n.
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solvent

(ˈsɒlvənt)
adj
1. (Banking & Finance) capable of meeting financial obligations
2. (Chemistry) (of a substance, esp a liquid) capable of dissolving another substance
n
3. (Chemistry) a liquid capable of dissolving another substance: water is a solvent for salt.
4. (Chemistry) the component of a solution that does not change its state in forming the solution or the component that is present in excess. Compare solute
5. something that solves
[C17: from Latin solvēns releasing, from solvere to free, solve]
ˈsolvently adv
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sol•vent

(ˈsɒl vənt)

adj.
1. able to pay all just debts.
2. having the power of dissolving; causing solution.
n.
3. a substance that dissolves another to form a solution: Water is a solvent for sugar.
4. something that solves or explains.
[1620–30; < Latin solvent-, s. of solvēns, present participle of solvere to loosen. See solve, -ent]
sol′vent•ly, adv.
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sol·vent

(sŏl′vənt)
A substance that can dissolve another substance, or in which another substance is dissolved, forming a solution.
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solvent

A substance, usually a liquid, in which a solute dissolves to form a solution.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.solvent - a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substancessolvent - 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
2.solvent - a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problemsolvent - a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; "they were trying to find a peaceful solution"; "the answers were in the back of the book"; "he computed the result to four decimal places"
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"
denouement - the final resolution of the main complication of a literary or dramatic work
Adj.1.solvent - capable of meeting financial obligations
insolvent - unable to meet or discharge financial obligations; "an insolvent person"; "an insolvent estate"
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solvent

adjective
1. financially sound, secure, in the black, solid, profit-making, in credit, debt-free, unindebted They're going to have to show that the company is now solvent.
noun
1. resolvent, dissolvent (rare) a small amount of cleaning solvent
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Translations
قادِر على تَسْديد الدَّيْنمُذيبمُذِيب
rozpouštědlosolventní
opløsningsmiddelsolvent
liuotin
razrjeđivač
fizetõképesoldószer
greiîslufærleysiefni
溶剤
용제
mokustirpiklis
maksātspējīgsšķīdinātājs
rozpúšťadlosolventný
lösningsmedel
ตัวทำละลาย
çözücüödeyebilirsolvent
dung môi

solvent

[ˈsɒlvənt]
A. ADJ (Chem, Fin) → solvente
B. N (Chem) → disolvente m
C. CPD solvent abuse Nabuso m de los disolventes
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solvent

[ˈsɒlvənt]
adj
(financially)solvable
(CHEMISTRY) solvent liquid
n
(CHEMISTRY)solvant msolvent abuse ninhalation f de vapeurs de solvantssolvent liquid nsolvant m
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solvent

adj
(Chem) → lösend
n (Chem) → Lösungsmittel nt

solvent

:
solvent abuse
n (Brit form) → Lösungsmittelmissbrauch m
solvent abuser
n (Brit form) → Schnüffler(in) m(f) (inf)
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solvent

[ˈsɒlvnt]
1. adj (Fin) → solvibile (Chem) → solvente
2. n (Chem) → solvente m
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solvent

(ˈsolvənt) adjective
having enough money to be able to pay all one's debts.
noun
a substance, eg petrol, that dissolves grease etc.
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solvent

مُذِيب rozpouštědlo opløsningsmiddel Lösungsmittel διαλύτης disolvente liuotin dissolvant razrjeđivač solvente 溶剤 용제 oplosmiddel løsemiddel rozpuszczalnik dissolvente, solvente растворитель lösningsmedel ตัวทำละลาย çözücü dung môi 溶剂
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sol·vent

n. solvente, líquido que disuelve o es capaz de producir una solución.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

solvent

n solvente m, disolvente m (Esp)
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