[sol-vey; French sawl-vey]
- Er·nest [ur-nist; French er-nest] /ˈɜr nɪst; French ɛrˈnɛst/, 1838–1922, Belgian chemist.
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To go with her Harvard MBA, Heidi also has a Masters in European Business from the Solvay School in Brussels.House of Cruz: the Making of Ted Cruz
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The police sent us to the hospital and then went back and towed the airplane over to the shipyard next door to Solvay.
In the Solvay method of manufacture sodium chloride (common salt) and ammonium bicarbonate are mixed in solution.Soap-Making Manual
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This enters into double decomposition with the salt, as shown in the first equation under the Solvay process.
It is obtained as a by-product in many technical processes, as in the Solvay soda process.