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EN[səˈl(j)uːʃən] [-uːʃən]
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  • In chemistry, a solution is a homogeneous mixture composed of only one phase. In such a mixture, a solute is a substance dissolved in another substance, known as a solvent.
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    Definition of solution in English Dictionary

  • NounPLsolutionsSUF-tion
    1. A homogeneous mixture, which may be liquid, gas or solid, formed by dissolving one or more substances.
      1. An act, plan or other means, used or proposed, to solve a problem.
        1. All too often, computer technology is treated as a solution in search of a problem. In fact, it is not uncommon for people working with computers to become critical of the problem because it doesn't seem to fit the solution they have generated.
      2. The answer to a problem.
        1. Then I had a good think on the subject of the hocussing of Cigarette, and I was reluctantly bound to admit that once again the man in the corner had found the only possible solution to the mystery.
      3. (marketing buzzword) A product, service or suite thereof.
        1. (law, Britain, archaic, rare) Satisfaction of a claim or debt.
          1. he was not obliged to repeat what he had received, in solution of a just debt
      4. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Thioglycollates are potential skin-sensitising agents, and strong solutions can cause serious damage to the skin because of their keratolytic action.
          • Multisoliton solutions are presented together with a new discrete form of Lotka-Volterra equation obtained by an alternative bilinearisation..
          • Then I had a good think on the subject of the hocussing of Cigarette, and I was reluctantly bound to admit that once again the man in the corner had found the only possible solution to the mystery.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • I crystallized the copper sulphate by slowly cooling a saturated solution.
          • The cause for mortality (and its differences between populations) in the control vials might be the isoparaffinic oils used in the spore and control solutions.
          • I'm sure if we put our heads together we can come up with a solution.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
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        Grammatically, this word "solution" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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