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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 dis·sol·vent /dɪzˈɑlvənt, ˈɔl-/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 dis·solv·ent a.  Having power to dissolve power to dissolve a solid body; as, the dissolvent juices of the stomach.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·solv·ent, n.
 1. That which has the power of dissolving or melting other substances, esp. by mixture with them; a menstruum; a solvent.
    Melted in the crucible dissolvents.   --A. Smith.
    The secret treaty of December acted as an immediate dissolvent to the truce.   --Mothley.
 2. Med. A remedy supposed capable of dissolving concretions in the body, such as calculi, tubercles, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances;
          "the solvent does not change its state in forming a
          solution" [syn: solvent, dissolver, dissolving agent,