[ dih-sol-yuh-buh l ]
/ dɪˈsɒl yə bəl /


capable of being dissolved: tablets dissoluble in water.
capable of being destroyed, as through disintegration or decomposition.

Origin of dissoluble

1525–35; < Latin dissolūbilis, equivalent to dissolū-, stem of dissolvere to dissolve + -bilis -ble. See dis-1, soluble

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British Dictionary definitions for dissoluble


/ (dɪˈsɒljʊbəl) /


a less common word for soluble

Derived Forms

dissolubility or dissolubleness, noun

Word Origin for dissoluble

C16: from Latin dissolūbilis, from dissolvere to dissolve
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