Meaning of SOLVENT in English


Function: noun

Date: 1671

1 : a usually liquid substance capable of dissolving or dispersing one or more other substances

2 : something that provides a solution

3 : something that eliminates or attenuates something especially unwanted

– sol · vent · less \ -l ə s \ adjective

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