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Definition of Solvent

Solvent

  1. Having the power of dissolving; dissolving; as, a solvent fluid.
  2. Able or sufficient to pay all just debts; as, a solvent merchant; the estate is solvent.
  3. A substance (usually liquid) suitable for, or employed in, solution, or in dissolving something; as, water is the appropriate solvent of most salts, alcohol of resins, ether of fats, and mercury or acids of metals, etc.
  4. That which resolves; as, a solvent of mystery.

Solvent Quotations

I do not believe in excuses. I believe in hard work as the prime solvent of life's problems.
James Cash Penney

The Republican promise is for policies that create economic growth. Republicans believe lower taxes, less regulation, balanced budgets, a solvent Social Security and Medicare will stimulate economic growth.
Rand Paul

Reality is a powerful solvent.
Tony Judt

The spectacle of a great, solvent government paying a fictitious price for gold it did not want and did not need and doing it on purpose to debase the value of its own paper currency was one to astonish the world.
Garet Garrett

In light of these facts Republicans have put forth a variety of proposals to make Social Security remain solvent for future generations. But up to this point, Democrats have chosen to oppose our good faith efforts and insist that indeed there is no problem.
John Doolittle
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Solvent Translations

solvent in French is solvable, solvant
solvent in Italian is solvente
solvent in Spanish is solvente

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