Solvent

Definition of Solvent

Sol´vent   Pronunciation: sǒl´vent
a.1.Having the power of dissolving; dissolving; as, a solvent fluid.
2.Able or sufficient to pay all just debts; as, a solvent merchant; the estate is solvent.
n.1.(Chem.) A substance (usually liquid) suitable for, or employed in, solution, or in dissolving something; as, water is the appropriate solvent of most salts, alcohol of resins, ether of fats, and mercury or acids of metals, etc.
2.That which resolves; as, a solvent of mystery.

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