Solvent vs Isophorone - What's the difference?

solvent | isophorone |


As nouns the difference between solvent and isophorone

is that solvent is a liquid that dissolves a solid, liquid, or gaseous solute, resulting in a solution while isophorone is (chemistry) an α,β-unsaturated cyclic ketone, a colourless to yellowish liquid with a characteristic smell, used as a solvent and as an intermediate in organic synthesis.

As an adjective solvent

is able to pay all debts as they become due, and having no more liabilities than assets.

solvent

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A liquid that dissolves a solid, liquid, or gaseous solute, resulting in a solution.
  • *{{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=July-August, author= Philip J. Bushnell
  • , title= Solvents, Ethanol, Car Crashes & Tolerance, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=Furthermore, this increase in risk is comparable to the risk of death from leukemia after long-term exposure to benzene, another solvent , which has the well-known property of causing this type of cancer.}}
  • That which resolves.
  • (Webster 1913)

    Adjective

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  • Able to pay all debts as they become due, and having no more liabilities than assets.
  • Having the power of dissolving; causing solution.
  • *{{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=July-August, author= Philip J. Bushnell
  • , title= Solvents, Ethanol, Car Crashes & Tolerance, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=Surprisingly, this analysis revealed that acute exposure to solvent vapors at concentrations below those associated with long-term effects appears to increase the risk of a fatal automobile accident.}}

    Antonyms

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    isophorone

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia isophorone)
  • (chemistry) An ?,?-unsaturated cyclic ketone, a colourless to yellowish liquid with a characteristic smell, used as a solvent and as an intermediate in organic synthesis.
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