A substance (usually liquid) suitable for, or employed in, solution, or in dissolving something; as, water is the appropriate solvent of most salts, alcohol of resins, ether of fats, and mercury or acids of metals, etc.
A solvent is a liquid that has the ability to dissolve, suspend or extract other materials, without chemical change to the material or solvent. Solvents make it possible to process, apply, clean or separate materials. Water is an inorganic solvent. Organic solvents include hydrocarbon solvents, oxygenated solvents and chlorinated solvents.
is the component in which something is dissolved eg. the water in a salt water solution. The solute is what is dissolved in the solvent eg. the salt in a salt water solution. Most solvents in biological systems are water.
A liquid that is capable of dissolving another substance is called a solvent. Solvents can be chosen or blended to dissolve almost any kind of material and they are an integral part of the chemicals industry. They are an essential part of all cleaning processes, both industrial and domestic.
A solvent is any material which is used to dissolve another. Although water is most common solvent, generally when the term solvent is used to describe an ingredient, it refers to so-called "organic solvents" such as petroleum distillates, alcohols or chlorinated hydrocarbons. Organic solvents are usually quite hazardous.*solvents (uncharacterized): Eye, skin and respiratory irritant. Neurotoxic. Used in some paint removers and strippers.
Liquid used in paint making, also called a 'vehicle' in chemical terminology. The solvent can be water or a conventional organic solvent such as white spirit, and it carries all the solid material to ensure it gives a smooth application and finish. The solvent evaporates during the drying process after application, leaving only the solid material in the paint as the final film.
usually a liquid that can dissolve other substances; also meaning that a person or business has enough money for their or its own maintenance Try using a solvent to get rid of that rust. This company will not remain solvent unless we reduce the staff.
A liquid used to dissolve or clean materials. Water is a solvent; but materials like alcohol, trichloroethylene, or methyl ethyl ketone are usually referred to as solvents or organic solvents. These materials usually evaporate into the air and can be inhaled into the body.
a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; "they were trying to find a peaceful solution"; "the answers were in the back of the book"; "he computed the result to four decimal places"
A liquid that has the ability to thoroughly dissolve another substance thereby creating a solution. Water is often called the universal solvent because it has the ability to dissolve virtually every type of inorganic (primarily mineral) soil. Oily road soil, however, is classified as an organic material. That's because hydrocarbons that make up petroleum are derived from plant and animal matter that has fermented for millions of years. Dissolving, unlike suspending, oil and other organic soil requires solvents such as Glycol, Butyl, Alcohol and D-Limonene.
Solvents are substances that are used to thin and/or clean up paint. Paints are frequently categorized according to the solvent with which they are compatible, for example, most enamels (except acrylic) use an oil-based solvent such as mineral spirits, whereas lacquer thinner is the solvent for lacquer-based paints.
A medium, usually a liquid, in which other substances can be dissolved without being chemically altered. Solvents are used in industrial processes as part of paints, lacquers, and plastics. Many solvents can affect human health and/or damage the environment.
A solvent does not react chemically with a precursor chemical or reagent and does not become part of the finished product. Solvents are used to dissolve solid precursors or reagents, to dilute reaction mixtures, and to separate and purify other chemicals.
A liquid capable of dissolving another substance to form a solution. Water is sometimes called "the universal solvent" because it dissolves so many things, although often to only a very small extent. Organic solvents are used in paints, varnishes, lacquers, industrial cleaners and printing inks, for example. The use of such solvents in coatings and cleaners has declined over the last several years, because the most common ones are toxic, contribute to air pollution and may be fire hazards.
1) The component of a solution that is present in excess or that undergoes no change of state; 2) A liquid capable of dissolving another substance. Spectrum: 1) Distribution of energy emitted by a radiant source, as by an incandescent body, arranged in order of wavelengths; 2) Distribution of atomic or subatomic particles in a system, as in a magnetically resolved molecular beam, arranged in order of masses; 3) A graphic or photographic representation of such a distribution.
(1) A substance capable of dissolving another substance (solute) into a form which is uniformly dispersed in a mixture (solution). Water is the most common of all solvents. Organic solvents are used primarily in chemical coatings and industrial cleaner applications; (2 A liquid used to dissolve or disperse film-forming constituents, and which evaporates during drying and odes not become a part of the dried film.
A liquid, usually volatile, which is used to reduce viscosity. This is essential in both manufacturing and application processes. Solvents evaporate during application and drying of paint and therefore do not become a part of the dried film. In conventional coatings the solvents are organic compounds (Alcohols, Esters and Ketones) whilst in waterborne systems there is a mix of organic solvents with water.
Although water is sometimes a solvent for certain resins, usually refers to an organic liquid in which resins may be dissolved and which evaporates readily to the atmosphere or when heated, leaving a film of coating.
(1) A liquid capable of dissolving other substances such as bitumen. (2) A liquid that is part of a substance and is used to make that substance easier to work with. Once applied, the solvent evaporates and leaves the working characteristics of the substance. Examples are solvent-based adhesives and solvent-based mastics.
A substance (usually a liquid) used for dissolving and/or cleaning materials during reinforced plastics operations. Often flammable or toxic. Should be handled in accordance with safety instructions. Solvents and Reducers
The liquid or blend of liquids used to dissolve or disperse the film-forming particles and which evaporate during drying. A true solvent is a single liquid that can dissolve the coating. Solvent is often used to describe terpenes, hydrocarbons, oxygenated, furans, nitroparaffiins, and chlorinated solvents.
A substance, usually a liquid or gas into which another substance will dissolve. The substance being dissolved is the solute and the two substances together is the solution. Obviously, such as in the cell solutions may be a mixture of many solutes in the solvent water. We are interested in these three terms because cells often operate at particular concentrations of solutes and water.
The term is applied to a range of corporate issues. A company in liquidation is not solvent unless the directors can declare that it can pay all creditors within twelve months. A company is commonly assumed to be solvent if the value of the company's assets is more than its liabilities, taking account of contingent and future claims or that it will generate sufficient surplus revenue from its operations to make up the deficit.
A liquid that will dissolve a substance to form a solution. Some examples of solvents are water, petroleum distillate, xylene, or methanol. A substance, usually a liquid, capable of absorbing another liquid, gas, or solid to form a homogeneous mixture.
Any solution capable of dissolving a solute. In the electronics industry, aqueous, semi-aqueous and non-ozone-depleting solvents are used. As used when referring to fluxes, the â€˜solventâ€™ is the liquid carrier for the flux ingredients, which allows even distribution of the flux material. During the pre-heating of the board the solvent is intended to evaporate, so that little, if any, is present when the board contacts the solder wave. For most fluxes, the solvent is isopropanol and/or some other alcohol.
A solvent is a fluid phase (liquid, gas, or plasma) that dissolves a solid, liquid, or gaseous solute, resulting in a solution. The most common solvent in everyday life is water. Most other commonly-used solvents are organic (carbon-containing) chemicals.
Solvent is the stage name used by electronic producer and remixer Jason Amm. Although his music has been included in the electroclash movement (as his track "My Radio" appeared on Ghostly International's 2002 compilation album Disco Nouveau), many of Solvent's tracks fall under the intelligent dance music or electropop genres.