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solvent

 
Adjective solvent has 1 sense
  1. solvent - capable of meeting financial obligations
    Antonyms:
    insolvent, bankrupt, belly-up
Noun solvent has 2 senses
  1. solvent, dissolvent, dissolver, dissolving agent, resolvent - a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances; "the solvent does not change its state in forming a solution"
    --1 is a kind of medium
    --1 has particulars:
     acetone, propanone, dimethyl ketone; chlorobenzene; carbolic acid, phenol, hydroxybenzene, oxybenzene, phenylic acid; carbon tetrachloride, carbon tet, tetrachloromethane, perchloromethane; hexane; menstruum; naphtha; remover; alkahest, alcahest, universal solvent; toluene, methylbenzene; xylene, xylol
    Derived forms: verb solvate1, verb solvate2
  2. solution, answer, result, resolution, solvent - 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"
    --2 is a kind of statement
    --2 has particulars: denouement
    Derived form: verb solve1
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