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Noun: solution  su'loo-shun
  1. A statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    "they were trying to find a peaceful solution";
    - answer, result, resolution, solvent
  2. A method for solving a problem
    "the easy solution is to look it up in the handbook"
  3. The set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation
    - root
  4. A homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution
    "he used a solution of peroxide and water"
  5. The successful action of solving a problem
    "the solution took three hours"

Derived forms: solutions

Type of: method, mixture, set, statement, success

Encyclopedia: Solution