Definitions of dissolver

n a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances

dissolvent, dissolving agent, resolvent, solvent
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acetone, dimethyl ketone, propanone
the simplest ketone; a highly inflammable liquid widely used as an organic solvent and as material for making plastics
a colorless volatile flammable liquid with an almond odor that is made from chlorine and benzene; used as a solvent and in the production of phenol and DDT and other organic compounds
carbolic acid, hydroxybenzene, oxybenzene, phenol, phenylic acid
a toxic white soluble crystalline acidic derivative of benzene; used in manufacturing and as a disinfectant and antiseptic; poisonous if taken internally
carbon tet, carbon tetrachloride, perchloromethane, tetrachloromethane
a colorless nonflammable liquid used as a solvent for fats and oils; because of its toxicity its use as a cleaning fluid or fire extinguisher has declined
a colorless flammable liquid alkane derived from petroleum and used as a solvent
(archaic) a solvent
any of various volatile flammable liquid hydrocarbon mixtures; used chiefly as solvents
a solvent that removes a substance (usually from a surface)
alcahest, alkahest, universal solvent
hypothetical universal solvent once sought by alchemists
methylbenzene, toluene
a colorless flammable liquid obtained from petroleum or coal tar; used as a solvent for gums and lacquers and in high-octane fuels
xylene, xylol
a colorless flammable volatile liquid hydrocarbon used as a solvent
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an intervening substance through which something is achieved

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