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soluble

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sol=u=ble

CIDE DICTIONARY

solublea. [L. solubilis, fr. solvere, solutum, to loosen, to dissolve: cf. F. soluble. See Solve, and cf. Solvable.].
  •  Susceptible of being dissolved in a fluid; capable of solution; as, some substances are soluble in alcohol which are not soluble in water.  [1913 Webster]
    "Sugar is . . . soluble in water and fusible in fire."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Susceptible of being solved; as, a soluble algebraic problem; susceptible of being disentangled, unraveled, or explained; as, the mystery is perhaps soluble.  Tennyson.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Relaxed; open or readily opened.  Dunglison.  [1913 Webster]
Soluble glass. (Chem.) See under Glass.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

soluble, adj.
1 that can be dissolved, esp. in water.
2 that can be solved.

Idiom
soluble glass = water-glass.
Derivative
solubility n.
Etymology
ME f. OF f. LL solubilis (as SOLVE)

ROGET THESAURUS

soluble

Fluidity

N fluidity, liquidity, liquidness, gaseity, fluid, inelastic fluid, liquid, liquor, lymph, humor, juice, sap, serum, blood, serosity, gravy, rheum, ichor, sanies, chyle, solubility, solubleness, hydrology, hydrostatics, hydrodynamics, liquid, fluid, serous, juicy, succulent, sappy, ichorous, fluent, liquefied, uncongealed, soluble.

Liquefaction

N liquefaction, liquescence, liquescency, melting, colliquation, colliquefaction, thaw, liquation, deliquation, deliquescence, lixiviation, dissolution, solution, apozem, lixivium, infusion, flux, solvent, menstruum, alkahest, liquefied, liquescent, liquefiable, deliquescent, soluble, colliquative.


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