Origin of solvent
OTHER WORDS FROM solventsol·vent·less, adjectivesol·vent·ly, adverb
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They also make “food grade industrial alcohol” used in everything from solvents and antiseptics to fungicides.Your ‘Craft’ Rye Whiskey Is Probably From a Factory Distillery in Indiana|Eric Felten|July 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a drug, nitrous is among many forms of inhalants, including solvents and gasoline, that people use to alter the mind.Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Whip-Its|Winston Ross|March 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The ratio k2/k1 for any substance S is found to be equal to the ratio of the solubilities of the substance in the two solvents.
In these attempts there were efforts to form new compounds as well as a search for simple solvents.
Ordinary phosphorus is soluble in certain solvents, such as oil; amorphous phosphorus is insoluble.
The commercial grades of the solvents often contain impurities that leave a brown ring after evaporation.Textiles|William H. Dooley
Turpentine, petroleum spirit and other solvents are also used to thin the varnishes.Animal Proteins|Hugh Garner Bennett