Meaning of SOLUTION in English


Pronunciation: s ə - ' lü-sh ə n

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English solucion explanation, dispersal of bodily humors, from Anglo-French, from Latin solution-, solutio, from solvere to loosen, solve

Date: 14th century

1 a : an action or process of solving a problem b : an answer to a problem : EXPLANATION specifically : a set of values of the variables that satisfies an equation

2 a : an act or the process by which a solid, liquid, or gaseous substance is homogeneously mixed with a liquid or sometimes a gas or solid b : a homogeneous mixture formed by this process especially : a single-phase liquid system c : the condition of being dissolved

3 : a bringing or coming to an end or into a state of discontinuity

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.