Definitions of solution

  1. a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently ( but not necessarily) a liquid solution; " he used a solution of peroxide and water"
  2. a method for solving a problem; " the easy solution is to look it up in the handbook"
  3. The act of separating the parts of any body, or the condition of undergoing a separation of parts; disruption; breach.
  4. The act of solving, or the state of being solved; the disentanglement of any intricate problem or difficult question; explanation; clearing up; -- used especially in mathematics, either of the process of solving an equation or problem, or the result of the process.
  5. The state of being dissolved or disintegrated; resolution; disintegration.
  6. The act or process by which a body ( whether solid, liquid, or gaseous) is absorbed into a liquid, and, remaining or becoming fluid, is diffused throughout the solvent; also, the product reulting from such absorption.
  7. The termination of a disease; resolution.
  8. A crisis.
  9. A liquid medicine or preparation ( usually aqueous) in which the solid ingredients are wholly soluble.
  10. The division of a body into its component parts; the state of being so divided; the process of causing any substance to be absorbed into a liquid; also, the liquid resulting from such a process; as, a salt solution; explanation; as, the solution of a mystery; process of solving, or answer to, a problem.
  11. Act of solving or dissolving, esp. a solid by a fluid: the separating of the parts of any body: the preparation resulting from dissolving a solid in a liquid: explanation: removal of a doubt: construction or solving of a problem.
  12. Act of dissolving; preparation made by dissolving a solid in a fluid; act of solving; explanation.
  13. The act or process of dissolving; the preparation made by dissolving a solid in a liquid.
  14. The act or process of solving.
  15. The act of separating the parts, specially the connected parts, of any body; the melting of solid in a fluid or the result of this process; an explanation; removal of a difficulty or doubt; the resolving of a problem proposed release; deliverance. See Solve.
  16. The act of dissolving by means of a fluid; a liquid which contains one or more solid substancs diffused throughout it; explanation; the explanation or removal of a doubt or difficulty; the worked- out answer to a problem, or of an equation.