
Definition of Resolvent
1. Noun. A liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances. "The solvent does not change its state in forming a solution"
Specialized synonyms: Acetone, Dimethyl Ketone, Propanone, Chlorobenzene, Carbolic Acid, Hydroxybenzene, Oxybenzene, Phenol, Phenylic Acid, Carbon Tet, Carbon Tetrachloride, Perchloromethane, Tetrachloromethane, Hexane, Menstruum, Naphtha, Remover, Alcahest, Alkahest, Universal Solvent, Methylbenzene, Toluene, Xylene, Xylol
Generic synonyms: Medium
Derivative terms: Dissolve, Dissolve, Dissolve, Resolve, Solvate, Solvate
Definition of Resolvent
1. a. Having power to resolve; causing solution; solvent.
2. n. That which has the power of resolving, or causing solution; a solvent.
Definition of Resolvent
1. Adjective. Able to resolve (separate) the constituents of a mixture ¹
2. Noun. Any substance or material able to resolve the constituents of a mixture ¹
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Definition of Resolvent
1. solvent [n S]  See also: solvent
Medical Definition of Resolvent
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1. That which has the power of resolving, or causing solution; a solvent.
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Literary usage of Resolvent
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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1892)
"On the Transformation of a Differential resolvent. By the Rev. ROBERT HARLEY,
MA, FRS If there be two algebraic equations such that they can be changed, ..."
2. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"The group of the resolvent equation (9) is of importance sometimes. ... Then ^i
is root of a rational resolvent tf.(j') = o of degree rt. ..."
3. Theory and Applications of Finite Groups by George Abram Miller, Hans Frederick Blichfeldt, Leonard Eugene Dickson (1916)
"resolvent Equations and their Groups. The auxiliary quadratic and binomial cubic
equations employed in the solution * of the general cubic equation are ..."
4. Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary & Philosophical Society by Howard R. Oliver (1865)
"I obtained the solution of the quartic resolvent by series which I summed ...
I have since discovered that the general resolvent can be solved by means of ..."
5. Introduction to the Theory of Algebraic Equations by Leonard Eugene Dickson (1903)
"Suppose that we are able to solve the resolvent equation (15), one of whose roots
is the rational function <{i belonging to the subgroup H of the group G of ..."
6. Quantum Statistical Mechanics and Lie Group Harmonic Analysis by Norman Hurt, Robert Hermann (1980)
"We will now provide a possible candidate by relating ‘it to the formula for the
resolvent of the LaplaceBeltrami operator in the twosphere found in ..."
7. First Course in the Theory of Equations by Leonard Eugene Dickson (1922)
"Roots of the resolvent Cubic Equation. Let j/x be the root y which was employed
in § 48. Let x\ and X2 be the roots of the first quadratic equation (18), ..."
8. First Course in the Theory of Equations by Leonard Eugene Dickson (1922)
"Roots of the resolvent Cubic Equation. Let yi be the root y which was ... Then If,
instead of yi, another root 7/2 or 7/3 of the resolvent cubic (17) had ..."