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Solution vs Reagent - What's the difference?

solution | reagent |

As nouns the difference between solution and reagent

is that solution is a homogeneous mixture, which may be liquid, gas or solid, formed by dissolving one or more substances while reagent is a compound or mixture of compounds used to treat materials, samples, other compounds or reactants in a laboratory or sometimes an industrial setting.

solution

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A homogeneous mixture, which may be liquid, gas or solid, formed by dissolving one or more substances.
  • An act, plan or other means, used or proposed, to solve a problem.
  • The answer to a problem.
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  • A product, service or suite thereof.
  • (legal, UK, archaic, rare) Satisfaction of a claim or debt.
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  • Antonyms

    * problem

    reagent

    English

    Alternative forms

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    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (chemistry) A compound or mixture of compounds used to treat materials, samples, other compounds or reactants in a laboratory or sometimes an industrial setting.
  • Derived terms

    * Benedict's reagent * Brady's reagent * Edman's reagent * Ehrlich's reagent * Froehde reagent * Grignard reagent * Kovac's reagent * Liebermann reagent * Melzer's reagent * Molisch's reagent * Sanger's reagent * van Urk reagent

    Anagrams

    * (l), (l) Chemical reagents ----