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Origin of solvent
OTHER WORDS FROM solventsol·vent·less, adjectivesol·vent·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for solvent
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
I will note, jdr, that Social Security IS solvent, into the 2040s.
So all restoring those cuts means is that it will force quicker drastic action on how to keep Medicare solvent.
This solvent is sometimes used as brake fluid in automobiles.
If they marked those assets to their real values, the banks would have to stop pretending they are solvent.
Ah, if we had that copyright, I do believe it would go far to make me solvent, ill-health and all.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
The weak govern the strong; the bad govern the good; and the insolvent govern the solvent.Thirty Years' View (Vol. II of 2)|Thomas Hart Benton
The teeth may be partially attacked from the solvent action of the acid on the enamel.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth
It is largely used as a solvent and as an anæsthetic in surgery.An Elementary Study of Chemistry|William McPherson
The rubber is masticated, mixed, taken up with solvent and spread on the cloth exactly as if it were to be vulcanised.The Preparation of Plantation Rubber|Sidney Morgan