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dissolvent

[dih-zol-vuh nt] /dɪˈzɒl vənt/
adjective
1.
capable of dissolving another substance.
noun
2.
a solvent.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; < Latin dissolvent- (stem of dissolvēns, present participle of dissolvere). See dis-1, solvent
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British Dictionary definitions for dissolvent

dissolvent

/dɪˈzɒlvənt/
noun
1.
a rare word for solvent (sense 3)
adjective
2.
able to dissolve
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