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Resolvent definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

RESOLV'ENT, n. That which has the power of causing solution. In medicine, that which has power to disperse inflammation and prevent the suppuration of tumors; a discutient.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

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

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1845 a means of solving something (as an equation) resolvent adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. & n. esp. Med. --adj. (of a drug, application, substance, etc.) effecting the resolution of a tumour etc. --n. such a drug etc.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Resolvent Re*solv"ent (-ent), a. Having power to resolve; causing solution; solvent.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Resolvent Re*solv"ent, n. [L. resolvens, p. pr. of resolvere: cf. F. r['e]solvant. See Resolve.] 1. That which has the power of resolving, or causing solution; a solvent. 2. (Med.) That which has power to disperse inflammatory or other tumors; a discutient; anything which aids the absorption of effused products. --Coxe. 3. (Math.) An equation upon whose solution the solution of a given pproblem depends.

Moby Thesaurus

ablative, anticoagulant, biodegradable, corrosive, cutting, decomposable, decomposing, degradable, dilapidated, diluent, dilutant, disintegrable, disintegrated, disintegrating, disintegrative, disjunctive, disruptive, dissolvent, dissolving agent, erosive, flux, liquefacient, liquefier, moldering, ravaged, resolutive, ruinous, separative, solvent, thinner, thinning, worn



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