If her manner of dress is any indication, this may be the first royal marriage not to dissolve into tabloid farce in generations.
The critical decision to dissolve the Iraqi Army in 2003 was a fact on the ground before the White House was informed.
City Opera will dissolve unless $7 million is raised to fund the season by midnight on Monday.
Remember that satirical Brecht line about it being perhaps easier for the government to dissolve the people and elect a new one?
You remember the famous Bertolt Brecht line about how the government should just “dissolve the people and elect another”?
We calculated to dissolve the partnership and strike out for ourselves elsewhere.
He blew a cloud of tobacco smoke and let it dissolve significantly in the air.
Then dissolve Ambergrise and Musk, of each a scruple, in a few ounces of the water, which filtre and put to the rest.
She began to long feverishly for something to dissolve the situation.
dissolve half a cake of compressed yeast in one cupful of milk, and add two cupfuls of flour, or enough to make a sponge.
dissolve dis·solve (dĭ-zŏlv')
v. dis·solved, dis·solv·ing, dis·solves
To pass or cause to pass into a solution, as salt in water.
To become or cause to become liquid; melt.
To cause to disintegrate or become disintegrated.
The gradual blending of one scene into the next in motion pictures or television; also, a device that causes this effect (1912+)
: Dissolve to a closeup of the house
[The use of the term in Victorian magic lantern shows is attested in 1845]