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solvent

Definition of solvent

Etymology

    (adjective) From French solvent, from Latin solventem (nominative: solvens, present participle of solvere).

Noun

solvent (plural solvents)

  1. A liquid that dissolves a solid, liquid, or gaseous solute, resulting in a solution.

Adjective

solvent (not comparable)

  1. Able to pay all debts as they become due, and having no more liabilities than assets.

Antonyms

References:

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