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nonsolvent

[ non-sol-vuhnt ]
/ nɒnˈsɒl vənt /
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noun Chemistry.
a substance incapable of dissolving a given component of a solution or mixture.
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Origin of nonsolvent

First recorded in 1615–25; non- + solvent

OTHER WORDS FROM nonsolvent

non·sol·ven·cy, noun
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