Solvent vs Benzine - What's the difference?

solvent | benzine |


As nouns the difference between solvent and benzine

is that solvent is a liquid that dissolves a solid, liquid, or gaseous solute, resulting in a solution while benzine is benzene.

As a 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

    (-)
  • 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

    * (l)

    benzine

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • benzene
  • any flammable petroleum distillate used as a solvent or fuel