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Definition of "solution" []

  • A homogeneous mixture of two or more substances, which may be solids, liquids, gases, or a combination of these. (noun)
  • The process of forming such a mixture. (noun)
  • The state of being dissolved. (noun)
  • The method or process of solving a problem. (noun)
  • The answer to or disposition of a problem. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "solution" in a sentence
  • "If a proposed solution involves tacitly changing these payoffs, then this ˜solution™ is in fact a disguised way of changing the subject."
  • "Ruby-colored glass based on this gold-tin solution is closely associated with Johannes Kunckel, glassmaker and alchemist to Elector Friedrich Wilhelm of Brandenburg."
  • "The insulin solution is passed through a Mandler filter."