Definitions for solution

Definitions for (noun) solution

Main entry: solution

Definition: the successful action of solving a problem

Usage: the solution took three hours

Main entry: solution

Definition: a method for solving a problem

Usage: the easy solution is to look it up in the handbook

Main entry: solution, solvent, answer, resolution, result

Definition: a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem

Usage: they were trying to find a peaceful solution; the answers were in the back of the book; he computed the result to four decimal places

Main entry: root, solution

Definition: the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation

Main entry: solution

Definition: a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution

Usage: he used a solution of peroxide and water

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