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solubilize

[ sol-yuh-buh-lahyz ]
/ 藞s蓲l y蓹 b蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), sol路u路bi路lized, sol路u路bi路liz路ing.Chemistry.
to make soluble, or to increase solubility.
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Also especially British, sol路u路bi路lise .

Origin of solubilize

1925鈥30; soluble + -ize, with -i- inserted as in solubility

OTHER WORDS FROM solubilize

sol路u路bi路li路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for solubilize

solubilize

solubilise

/ (藞s蓲lj蕣b瑟藢la瑟z) /

verb
to make or become soluble, as in the addition of detergents to fats to make them dissolve in water
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for solubilize

solubilize
[ s艔ly蓹-b蓹-l墨z鈥 ]

v.
To make substances such as fats soluble in water by the action of a detergent or similar agent.
The American Heritage庐 Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright 漏 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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