Definition of dissolver in US English:



  • See dissolve

    • ‘The drug problem, family brokenness, identity crisis in youth, theft, HIV-Aids, destabilisation of the education system, lack of rehabilitation services and institutions… They are all catastrophic societal dissolvers.’
    • ‘Another gallstone dissolver cannot be taken orally so moctanin has to be given via a catheter through the skin or via an endoscope into the gallbladder.’
    • ‘A Texas chemical company has developed a molecular cement dissolver as an alternative to acid for removing hardened concrete from tools, trucks, and other equipment.’
    • ‘Oil and water don't mix but are they both good dissolvers?’
    • ‘To be effective, the clot dissolvers must be given within 3 hours of stroke onset.’