Origin of solvent
OTHER WORDS FROM solventsol·vent·less, adjectivesol·vent·ly, adverb
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The history of WD-40The story of WD-40 begins in 1953, when the fledgling Rocket Chemical Company—all three employees—set out to create a line of rust-prevention solvents and degreasers for the aerospace industry.20 ingenious uses for WD-40|By Bill Heavey/Field & Stream|February 11, 2021|Popular-Science
The process uses a series of liquid solvents to dissolve individual plastic components off a product.Chemists are reimagining recycling to keep plastics out of landfills|Maria Temming|January 27, 2021|Science News
This time, banks have been part of the solution—the public face of Paycheck Protection Program loans and other measures that have helped millions of Americans stay solvent.Bankers were the villains of the last recession. They can be heroes in this one|matthewheimer|December 11, 2020|Fortune
The true bike nerds among us who won’t settle for less than microscopically clean chains use ultrasonic cleaners, which use heat, solvent, and vibration to clean metal parts.You Should Hot-Wax Your Bike Chains. Here's Why.|Joe Lindsey|November 6, 2020|Outside Online
First, the dry electrode could slash production costs by eliminating the time- and space-intensive drying stage required with solvent-based electrode application methods.What Tesla’s Battery Day might reveal: Project Roadrunner, Model S Plaid, and more|dzanemorris|September 21, 2020|Fortune
A marriage ends and one party pays the less financially solvent party some sort of means of support.Is Alimony Anti-Feminist?|Keli Goff|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Republic wanted to terminate its obligations and put workers in a 401(k) (or at least a more solvent Teamster pension plan).How the IRS Wrecked Your Pension|Megan McArdle|May 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Rob Hach says "Without the tax credit, we're going to have to cut half of our employees to stay solvent."Mitt Romney's Iowa Problem|Daniel Gross|November 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But what Shteyngart describes is the sort of dysfunction that occasionally plagues even the best and most solvent carrier.Think American Airlines Is Rotten? You Have No Idea How Good You Have It|Patrick Smith|October 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The existence of social security substantially undercuts the demographic increase needed to make the security system solvent.How Long Until Japan Meets its Demographic Doom?|Megan McArdle|September 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
At the same time, the change is also in the direction of an expansion of the solvent in the solution.
From Walden's work it appears that the dielectric constant finally determines the quantitative ionizing effect of a solvent.
It is thus evident, that the solvent action of ammonium hydroxide is not due to its basic functions.
The shop smelled of paint, solvent and plastic, like most any other.The Planet Strappers|Raymond Zinke Gallun
"Miss Dormer's herself an English picture," their visitor pronounced in the tone of a man whose urbanity was a general solvent.The Tragic Muse|Henry James