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solvent

  

      adj  
1    capable of meeting financial obligations  
2    (of a substance, esp. a liquid) capable of dissolving another substance  
      n  
3    a liquid capable of dissolving another substance  
water is a solvent for salt     
4    the component of a solution that does not change its state in forming the solution or the component that is present in excess  
   Compare       solute  
5    something that solves  
     (C17: from Latin solvens releasing, from solvere to free, solve)  
   solvently             adv  
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