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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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exclaimed Sam irritably; 'Old Baileys, and Solvent Courts, and alleybis, and ev'ry species o' gammon alvays a-runnin' through his brain.
Then now, I said, you will understand what our object was in selecting our soldiers, and educating them in music and gymnastic; we were contriving influences which would prepare them to take the dye of the laws in perfection, and the colour of their opinion about dangers and of every other opinion was to be indelibly fixed by their nurture and training, not to be washed away by such potent lyes as pleasure-- mightier agent far in washing the soul than any soda or lye; or by sorrow, fear, and desire, the mightiest of all other solvents.
Solvent effects on the visible absorption maxima of tetrapyrrolic pigments.
Pacific Bag's foil gusseted bags are now made with a completely solvent free process.
For its solvent, Eyelet chose a vapor degreasing grade of perchloroethylene (perc).
Two Antelope Valley High School students were taken to the hospital Monday complaining of nausea from a printing solvent that leaked into a classroom ceiling.
In the solvent family, benzene is one of two major parent chemical substances found in fuels, cleaning solutions, and other chemical intermediaries.
com/research/3f834c/solvents_and_solve) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Solvents and Solvent Effects in Organic Chemistry, 4th Edition" to their offering.
Solvent concentration in excess of 80% is typical for commercial gel-spun UHMWPE fiber production making the process inherently inefficient in that for every kilogram of high strength fiber produced, another 4 kg of solvent byproduct are created [3-5].
The Asia-Pacific region is the fastest growing segment of the global ink solvent market and is mainly attributed to high economic growth rate followed by increasing demand for online shopping and packet food which is eventually driving the printing inks industry.
The market research firm Ceresana forecasts the global solvent market to earn revenues of about US$33 billion in 2019.
states have established, or are in the process of adopting, industrial solvent cleaning regulations that could impact coatings, ink, adhesive, and resin manufacturing operations.