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Solvency

The state of a company being able to service its debt and meet its other obligations, especially in the long-term. Solvency is a necessary condition for a business to operate. If a company is unable to meet its obligation, it is said to be insolvent and must undergo bankruptcy in order to either liquidate or restructure. See also: Insolvency risk, Accounting insolvency.

solvent

Able to meet debts or discharge liabilities. Compare insolvent.
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1%) reported lifetime use of an additional volatile solvent inhalant in an effort to get high.
Volatile solvent use (VSU), also referred to as glue sniffing, inhalant abuse, or solvent abuse, has been defined as "the deliberate inhalation of a gas or fumes given off from a substance at room temperature for its intoxicating effect" (National Drug Abuse Information Centre, 1988).
Volatile solvent users can be classified as either experimental, recreational, or habitual (Langa, 1993).
To our best knowledge, the study of more volatile solvent such as THF as the cosolvent in the preparation of asymmetric PES membrane has not been widely reported.
Lifetime prevalence rates for the 15 most commonly used volatile solvents are presented in Table 2.
Since then, much effort has been made to improve and extend the theory for non-Newtonian fluids (3-10), and paints which contain volatile solvents (11, 12).
The testing performed by Accu-Chem includes analyses of body fluids and tissues for recognized toxic chemicals including chlorinated pesticides, volatile solvents, and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).
Most UV and EB coatings, inks and adhesives contain little or no volatile solvents.
One of the most important features of this adsorbent is that it can remove low level volatile solvents from vapor streams for recovery and reuse.
For a highly volatile solvent such as chloroform, one expects to have very significant evaporation during the spin-off stage, which causes a rapid rise in solution viscosity, thus leading to [[t.