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solvent

adjective able to pay, clear of encumbrance, creditworthy, financially sound, in good financial condition, moneyed, not owing, out of debt, owing nothing, with funds, with good credit
Associated concepts: solvent debt
Foreign phrases: Id solum nostrum quod debitis deductis nostrum est.That only is ours which remains to us after deduction of our debts.
See also: solid, solution, sound, substance

SOLVENT. One who has sufficient to pay his debts, and all obligations. Dig. 50, 16, 114.

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However, when the matrix is plasticized using nonpolar solvents or high temperature, the clusters can reorganize virtually without constraint, thus destroying any configurational memory of the material.
It has been used as a polarity index for solvents (polar solvents [epslion] > 20, nonpolar solvents [epslion] < 20).
Computational results showed that the nonpolar solvents of hexane, toluene, and benzene (polarity index [E.
The most important of these is the omnipresent water, which stabilizes polar species--especially ions--in nonpolar solvents and hence shifts the acid--base equilibria leading to erroneous results in the measurements of acidity or basicity.