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American English: /ˈsɑlvənt/
British English: /ˈsɒlv(ə)nt/

Translation of solvent in Spanish:


  • 1
    Example sentences
    • Therefore, credit spreads tend to zero for the short-term debt of a solvent firm.
    • It simply decides that on the facts of that case the parent company in question had a legitimate interest in preserving and maximising the assets of its solvent subsidiary.
    • WorldCom, although still very much in operation, has been losing market share to its solvent rivals.
  • 2 (Chemistry)
    Example sentences
    • Some examples of solvent chemicals are paint thinners, most penetrating sealers, D-Limonene, and alcohol.
    • Four different solvent media were considered: octane, tetrahydrofuran, acetonitrile, and water.
    • Sometimes surfactants are mixed into solvent sealers so that the residue will mix with water for easier cleanup afterwards.


  • Example sentences
    • They're used in petroleum refining, removal of water from organic solvents, and other industrial processes.
    • Since the tested flavonoids are not directly soluble in water, some organic solvents were used as agents for their dissolution.
    • Due to the hydrophobic nature of elastin, this amorphous, cross-linked protein is insoluble in water and many organic solvents.
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