verb (used with object), dis·solved, dis·solv·ing.
verb (used without object), dis·solved, dis·solv·ing.
- dissolving view,
Origin of dissolve
Examples from the Web for dissolvable
But what estate on earth is so firm, that is not changeable, or what friendship is so constant, that is not dissolvable?The Lives of the Most Famous English Poets (1687)|William Winstanley
For such things as are not dissolvable by the Moisture of the Tongue, act not upon the Taste.Opticks|Isaac Newton
With short-term marriages, dissolvable at will, there is no reason why they should be otherwise.The Girl in the Golden Atom|Raymond King Cummings
Well then, at the end of ten years these should be dissolvable, with proper provision made for the children.Mrs. Warren's Daughter|Sir Harry Johnston
Word Origin for dissolve
late 14c. (transitive and intransitive) "to break up" (of material substances), from Latin dissolvere "to loosen up, break apart," from dis- "apart" (see dis-) + solvere "to loose, loosen" (see solve). Meaning "to disband" (an assembly) is early 15c. Related: Dissolved; dissolving.