dissoluble

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

adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. dissociative anesthesia,
  2. dissociative disorder,
  3. dissociative reaction,
  4. dissogeny,
  5. dissogony,
  6. dissolute,
  7. dissolutely,
  8. dissolution,
  9. dissolve,
  10. dissolvent

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

dissoluble

/ (dɪˈsɒljʊbəl) /

adjective

a less common word for soluble
Derived Formsdissolubility or dissolubleness, noun

Word Origin for dissoluble

C16: from Latin dissolūbilis, from dissolvere to dissolve

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