solvent

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English[edit]

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From French solvent, from Latin solventem, accusative singular of solvens, present participle of solvō. Equivalent to solve +‎ -ent.

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solvent (plural solvents)

  1. A fluid that dissolves a solid, liquid, or gaseous solute, resulting in a solution.
  2. That which resolves.
    • Anglo American Trade (volume 2? volume 17? page 270)
      It explains. And explanation is the true solvent of mystery.

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solvent (not comparable)

  1. (finance) Able to pay all debts as they become due, and having no more liabilities than assets.
  2. Having the power of dissolving; causing solution.
    • 2013 July-August, Philip J. Bushnell, “Solvents, Ethanol, Car Crashes & Tolerance”, in American Scientist[1]:
      Surprisingly, this analysis revealed that acute exposure to solvent vapors at concentrations below those associated with long-term effects appears to increase the risk of a fatal automobile accident.

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French[edit]

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solvent

  1. third-person plural present indicative/subjunctive of soudre

German[edit]

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solvent (strong nominative masculine singular solventer, comparative solventer, superlative am solventesten)

  1. (finance) solvent
    Synonym: zahlungsfähig
    Antonym: insolvent

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Further reading[edit]

  • solvent” in Duden online
  • solvent” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Latin[edit]

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solvent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of solvō

Maltese[edit]

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From Italian solvente.

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solvent (feminine singular solventa, plural solventi)

  1. solvent
    Antonym: insolventi

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French solvant.

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solvent m or n (feminine singular solventă, masculine plural solvenți, feminine and neuter plural solvente)

  1. solvent

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