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Definitions of SOLUTION
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- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
The state of being dissolved or disintegrated; resolution; disintegration.
By Oddity Software
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.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
1. The termination of a disease by crisis. 2. A break, cut, or laceration of the solid tissues, used in the term, solution of continuity. 3. The incorporation of a solid or a gas in a fluid substance, the resultant being a homogeneous liquid; cf. dispersion and suspension. 4. Specifically, in pharmacy, an aqueous solution of a non-volatile substance. In the language of the Pharmacopoeia, an aqueous solution of a non-volatile substance is called a solution or liquor; an aqueous solution of a volatile substance is a water or aqua; an alcoholic solution of a non-volatile substance is a tincture or tinctura; an alcoholic solution of a volatile substance is a spirit or spiritus; a solution in vinegar is a vinegar or acetum; a solution in glycerin is a glycerite or glyceritum; a solution in wine is a wine or vinum; a solution of sugar in water is a, syrup or syrupus; a solution of a mucilaginous substance is a mucilage or mucilago; a solution of an alkaloid or metallic oxide in oleic acid is an oleate or oleatum.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
An operation which consists in dissolving a solid body in a menstruum. Likewise, the product of such operation, - Solu'tum, (F.) Solute. It means, also, with many, the termination of a disease :-with others, a termination accompanied by critical signs; - and, with others, again, it is synonymous with crisis.
By Robley Dunglison
Liquid containing dissolved matter. See also Contiguity, Solution of, and Continuity, Solution of.
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
n. [Latin] Act of separating the parts of any body ; disruption; breach ;- the disentanglement of any intricate problem or question-used especially in mathematics ;-state of being solved or disintegrated; disintegration ;-removal of a doubt ; clearing of an intellectual difficulty; explanation; resolution ;-the reduction of a body to a liquid or fluid state by chemical agents ; the matter reduced or dissolved that which contains the matter dissolved;-the preparation made by dissolving a solid in a liquid;- release from an obligation ; especially, release from a debt by payment ; deliverance; discharge ;-termination of a disease ;-a crisis.
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