Definition and Meanings for dissolvent
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Part of Speech of dissolvent
Etymology of dissolvent
Meaning of dissolvent
- having power to dissolve power to dissolve a solid body; as, the dissolvent juices of the stomach.
- that which has the power of dissolving or melting other substances, esp. by mixture with them; a menstruum; a solvent.
- a remedy supposed capable of dissolving concretions in the body, such as calculi, tubercles, etc.