- capable of being dissolved: tablets dissoluble in water.
- capable of being destroyed, as through disintegration or decomposition.
Origin of dissoluble
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Examples from the Web for dissoluble
Dissoluble by a cholera germ, a curious blue network under the microscope, not unlike a map of Venice.Dreamers of the Ghetto
Marriages pro tempore, dissoluble by consent, are not of God's institution, but contrary to it.A Christian Directory (Part 2 of 4)
The ground has been taken that woman would lose her dignity if marriages were dissoluble.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 8 (of 12)
Robert G. Ingersoll
I felt how frail, how dissoluble, were the fiery links that bound my feeble spirit to that strong immortal.Charles Auchester, Volume 1 of 2
Therefore, bodies, being doubly begotten, are dissoluble and perishable.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 4
- a less common word for soluble
C16: from Latin dissolūbilis, from dissolvere to dissolve
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