They also make “food grade industrial alcohol” used in everything from solvents and antiseptics to fungicides.
What is the law in France against the spirit in which it is received, the most subtle of all solvents?
Ideas are solvents of all mysteries, whether in matter or mind.
It was cool in the lab and the air smelled faintly of solvents.
Turpentine, petroleum spirit and other solvents are also used to thin the varnishes.
Among the solvents of Iron we mentioned fixed alkalis; and that they have such a power is proved by the following phenomenon.
Of these solvents, only the first three are of economic importance.
Turpentine, alcohol, and gasoline find one of their chief uses as solvents for gums and oils.
In his writings the solvents of the older criticism are best seen at work.
Pure cellulose is a white, hygroscopic substance, which is insoluble in water and in most other solvents.
solvent sol·vent (sŏl'vənt)
Capable of dissolving another substance. n.
A substance in which another substance is dissolved, forming a solution.
A substance capable of dissolving another substance.