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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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Washington, July 18 ( ANI ): Workplace exposure to organic solvents is linked to several types of heart defects at birth, a new study has revealed.
In contrast, the effect of organic solvents on silk fiber was rarely found, especially on Eri SF.
Concerning Estonian oil shales, only one dataset on kukersite swelling in watery trichloromethanol could be found and no other studies on organic solvents have been conducted.
Therefore investigation on the behavior of enzymes from moderately halophilic bacteria in the presence of organic solvents may lead to obtain new information on enzymes with organic solvent-tolerant potential.
After the conversion, they stopped stirring, and the water and organic solvent separated into two layers, as oil and vinegar do.
The two most common classes are a) NAPLs composed of fuel hydrocarbons that are lighter (LNAPLs) than water and, thus, more easily detected, because they tend to remain within the unsaturated zone or capillary fringe areas of an aquifer; and b) organic solvent or dense NAPLs (DNAPLs) that tend to migrate deep into formations, becoming entrapped in irregular finger-like structures or pooled on low permeability strata.
Cognitive effects and color blindness are among the documented toxic effects of organic solvent exposure in people who work in industries ranging from nail salons and dry cleaners to medical laboratories and photography labs.
At optimum temperatures and pressures, superheated water behaves in ways similar to an organic solvent, and it can increase solubility.
A review of the uses of solvents and the major regulatory approaches to control of organic solvent emissions from surface coatings is presented.
In addition, the exposure of therapeutic agents to organic solvent adversely effects protein integrity and bioactivity.