Definition of Solvents
1. Noun. (plural of solvent) ¹
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Definition of Solvents
1. solvent [n] - See also: solvent
Medical Definition of Solvents
1. Liquids that dissolve other substances (solutes), generally solids, without any change in chemical composition, as, water containing sugar. (12 Dec 1998)
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Literary usage of Solvents
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Properties of Electrically Conducting Systems: Including Electrolytes by Charles August Kraus (1922)
"The Conductance of Electrolytes in Mixed solvents. 1. Factors Governing the Conductance of Electrolytes in Mixed solvents. ..."
2. The Properties of Electrically Conducting Systems: Including Electrolytes by Charles August Kraus (1922)
"The Conductance of Electrolytes in Mixed solvents. 1. Factors Governing the Conductance oj Electrolytes in Mixed solvents. ..."
3. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"solvents than by water or formamide. It is usually only strong hydrogen-bond acceptors (like small anions) which are more solvated by protic solvents.16 ..."
4. Risk Assessment for Neurobehavioral Toxicity edited by Bernard Weiss, Jurg Elsner (1997)
"However, this recognition, or acceptance, of the neurotoxicity of organic solvents has been obtained very slowly and following great struggle over the ..."
5. Elements of the Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates by Gustav Mann, Walther Löb, Henry William Frederic Lorenz, Robert Wiedersheim, William Newton Parker, Thomas Jeffery Parker, Harry Clary Jones, Sunao Tawara, Leverett White Brownell, Max Julius Louis Le Blanc, Willis Rodney Whitney, John Wesley Brown, Wi (1907)
"Just as fused solvents are themselves considerably dissociated, so, also, water at high temperatures is considerably dissociated, as we have just seen from ..."
6. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"HCFCs and HFCs are alternative solvents that have been implemented in all ... These solvents exhibit many of the desirable solvent properties of chloro- ..."
7. Chemical Technology and Analysis of Oils, Fats and Waxes by Julius Lewkowitsch (1921)
"Thus, two kinds of processes suggest themselves, namely, either (1) to extract the aqueous soap solution with ether or other solvents; or (2) to treat the ..."