Definition of solvent
(adjective) From French solvent, from Latin solventem (nominative: solvens, present participle of solvere).
solvent (plural solvents)
- A liquid that dissolves a solid, liquid, or gaseous solute, resulting in a solution.
solvent (not comparable)
- Able to pay all debts as they become due, and having no more liabilities than assets.
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