dis-solvent

dissolvent

[dih-zol-vuhnt]
adjective
1.
capable of dissolving another substance.
noun
2.
a solvent.

Origin:
1640–50; < Latin dissolvent- (stem of dissolvēns, present participle of dissolvere). See dis-1, solvent

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dissolvent (dɪˈzɒlvənt)
 
n
1.  a rare word for solvent
 
adj
2.  able to dissolve

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