- the quality or property of being soluble; relative capability of being dissolved.
Origin of solubility
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Examples from the Web for solubility
The product retains its solubility in water for a short period.Researches on Cellulose
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The change is in solubility and form, and not in amount of nutrients available.Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value
A number of circumstances affect the solubility of a gas in a liquid.An Elementary Study of Chemistry
It is important to note one peculiarity about the solubility of silicates.Manures and the principles of manuring
Charles Morton Aikman
The solubility of free narcotine in water is extremely small.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
- the ability of a substance to dissolve; the quality of being soluble
- a measure of this ability for a particular substance in a particular solvent, equal to the quantity of substance dissolving in a fixed quantity of solvent to form a saturated solution under specified temperature and pressure. It is expressed in grams per cubic decametre, grams per hundred grams of solvent, moles per mole, etc
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Word Origin and History for solubility
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- The quality or condition of being soluble.
- The amount of a substance that can be dissolved in a given amount of solvent.
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