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UNIVERSAL SOLVENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does universal solvent mean? 

UNIVERSAL SOLVENT (noun)
  The noun UNIVERSAL SOLVENT has 1 sense:

1. hypothetical universal solvent once sought by alchemists

  Familiarity information: UNIVERSAL SOLVENT used as a noun is very rare.


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UNIVERSAL SOLVENT (noun)


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Meaning:

Hypothetical universal solvent once sought by alchemists

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

alcahest; alkahest; universal solvent

Hypernyms ("universal solvent" is a kind of...):

dissolvent; dissolver; dissolving agent; resolvent; solvent (a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances)


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