HyperDic: soluble

English > 2 senses of the word soluble:
ADJECTIVEallsoluble(of a substance) capable of being dissolved in some solvent (usually water)
allsolublesusceptible of solution or of being solved or explained
soluble > pronunciation
Soundssaa'lyahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > soluble: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of a substance) capable of being dissolved in some solvent (usually water).
Narroweralcohol-solublesoluble in alcohol
dissolvable, dissolublecapable of dissolving
fat-solublesoluble in fats
meltable, disintegrablecapable of melting
oil-solublesoluble in oil
water-solublesoluble in water
Oppositeinsoluble, indissoluble(of a substance) incapable of being dissolved
Spanishsoluble
Catalansoluble
Nounssolubilitythe quality of being soluble and easily dissolved in liquid / liquid
solubilitythe quantity of a particular substance that can dissolve in a particular solvent (yielding a saturated solution)
solublenessthe property of being dissoluble
English > soluble: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningsusceptible of solution or of being solved or explained.
Example"the puzzle is soluble"
Narroweranswerablecapable of being answered
solvable, resolvablecapable of being solved
See alsoexplicablecapable of being explicated or accounted for
OppositeinsolubleAdmitting of no solution or explanation / explanation
Spanishsoluble
Catalansoluble
Nounssolubilitythe property (of a problem or difficulty) that makes it possible to solve

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