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Solubility

noun
1.
The quantity of a particular substance that can dissolve in a particular solvent (yielding a saturated solution).
2.
The property (of a problem or difficulty) that makes it possible to solve.  Synonym: solvability.
3.
The quality of being soluble and easily dissolved in liquid.






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"Solubility" Quotes from Famous Books



... employing this substance in a moderately pure condition, perfectly reliable results could be obtained in very hard waters without the trouble of either diluting or heating. I was unable to try sodium stearate directly because of the slight solubility of this substance in cold water or dilute alcohol; but I found that a mixture of sodium oleate and stearate behaved in exactly the same manner as ...
— Scientific American Supplement, No. 441, June 14, 1884. • Various



Words linked to "Solubility" :   solution, soluble, quality, definite quantity, insolubility, unsolvability, property



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