Dissolvent

Dis*solv"ent

, n. 1. That which has the power of dissolving or melting other substances, esp. by mixture with them; a menstruum; a solvent.
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Melted in the crucible dissolvents.
A. Smith.
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The secret treaty of December acted as an immediate dissolvent to the truce.
Mothley.
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2. (Med.) A remedy supposed capable of dissolving concretions in the body, such as calculi, tubercles, etc.
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