Definition of solvent extraction in English:

solvent extraction

Line breaks: solv|ent ex|trac¦tion

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[mass noun] Chemistry
The partial removal of a substance from a solution or mixture by dissolving it in another, immiscible solvent in which it is more soluble.

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