[ sol-yuh-buh-lahyz ]
/ ˈsɒl yə bəˌlaɪz /
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verb (used with object), sol·u·bi·lized, sol·u·bi·liz·ing.Chemistry.
to make soluble, or to increase solubility.
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Also especially British, sol·u·bi·lise .
OTHER WORDS FROM solubilizesol·u·bi·li·za·tion, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for solubilize
If released in root exudates, other types of flavonoids can, with a little help from the root microbiome, solubilize iron, copper, and zinc in the rhizosphere.Junk Food Is Bad For Plants, Too - Issue 90: Something Green|Anne Biklé & David R. Montgomery|September 23, 2020|Nautilus
British Dictionary definitions for solubilize
/ (ˈsɒljʊbɪˌlaɪz) /
to make or become soluble, as in the addition of detergents to fats to make them dissolve in water
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Medical definitions for solubilize
[ sŏl′yə-bə-līz′ ]
To make substances such as fats soluble in water by the action of a detergent or similar agent.
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