solvus

noun
sol·​vus | \ ˈsälvəs, ˈsȯl- \
plural solvi\ -​ˌvī , -​ˌvē \ also solvuses

Definition of solvus

: a curve on a temperature-composition diagram indicating the limits of solubility of one solid phase in another — compare liquidus, solid solution, solidus

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History and Etymology for solvus

New Latin, from Latin solvere to dissolve

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“Solvus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/solvus. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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