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Origin of solvent
OTHER WORDS FROM solventsol·vent·less, adjectivesol·vent·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for solvent
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
On allowing these solvents to evaporate spontaneously, residues are obtained which will give the reactions already detailed.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth
This material, unlike the oil from which it has been formed, is insoluble in most solvents.Paint Technology and Tests|Henry A. Gardner
A certain patented device is used for the recovery of solvents in the manufacture of smokeless gunpowder.Dynamite Stories|Hudson Maxim
As solvents of uric acid the salts of lithia and potash have been shown to be superior to those of soda.
In his writings the solvents of the older criticism are best seen at work.Hazlitt on English Literature|Jacob Zeitlin