HyperDic: solution

English > 5 senses of the word solution:
NOUNsubstancesolutiona homogeneous mixture of two or more substances
communicationsolution, answer, result, resolution, solventa statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
cognitionsolutiona method for solving a problem
groupsolution, rootthe set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation
actsolutionthe successful action of solving a problem
solution > pronunciation
Soundssahluw'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > solution: 5 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution.
Example"he used a solution of peroxide and water"
Category ofcongo redA red-brown azo dye especially as a chemical pH indicator (congo red is red in basic and blue in acidic solutions)
fluorescein, fluoresceine, fluorescent dye, resorcinolphthaleinA yellow dye that is visible even when highly diluted
normality, N(of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter
saltinessThe property of containing salt (as a compound or in solution)
solubilityThe quantity of a particular substance that can dissolve in a particular solvent (yielding a saturated solution)
NarrowerFehling's solutionA liquid solution of copper sulfate and potassium tartrate and sodium hydroxide that is used to test for sugar in the urine
Gram's solutionA solution used in staining bacteria by Gram's method
aqueous solutionA solution in water
bleach liquorA solution containing bleaching agents that is used to bleach textiles or paper pulp
brineA strong solution of salt and water used for pickling
buffer solutionA solution containing a buffer
chlorine waterAn aqueous solution of chlorine used as a bleaching agent
collodionA colorless syrupy solution of pyroxylin in ether and alcohol
conjugate solution, conjugateA mixture of two partially miscible liquids / liquids A and B produces two conjugate solutions
dilutionA diluted solution
electrolyteA solution that conducts electricity
eluateA liquid solution that results from elution
formalin, formolA 10% solution of formaldehyde in water
gargle, mouthwashA medicated solution used for gargling and rinsing the mouth
infusion, extractA solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
injection, injectantAny solution that is injected (as into the skin)
isotonic solution, isosmotic solutionA solution having the same osmotic pressure as blood
liquid bleachA solution containing bleaching agents
sapA watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant
solid solution, primary solid solutionA homogeneous solid that can exist over a range of component chemicals
spirits of ammonia, sal volatileA solution of ammonium carbonate in ammonia water and alcohol
tonerA solution containing chemicals that can change the color of a photographic print
Broadermixture(chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)
Spanishdisolución, solución
Catalansolució
English > solution: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem.
Example"they were trying to find a peaceful solution"
Synonymsanswer, result, resolution, solvent
NarrowerdenouementThe final resolution of the main complication / complication of a literary or dramatic work
BroaderstatementA message that is stated or declared
Spanishresolución, respuesta, resultado, solución, solvente
Catalanresolució, resposta, resultat, solució
English > solution: 5 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningA method for solving a problem.
Example"the easy solution is to look it up in the handbook"
Narrowersilver bulletA simple guaranteed solution for a difficult problem
BroadermethodA way of doing something, especially a systematic way
Spanishsolución
Catalansolució
English > solution: 5 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningThe set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation.
Synonymroot
Broaderset(mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
English > solution: 5 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe successful action of solving a problem.
Example"the solution took three hours"
BroadersuccessAn attainment that is successful
Verbssolvefind the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning / meaning of

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