Meaning of SOLUBLE in English

SOLUBLE

adjective

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Phenol is more soluble in alkali than in water.

The gypsum crust is more soluble than the limestone so it is quite rapidly weathered by rainwater.

The uranyl salt is more soluble in butanol and NaCl more soluble in water.

Manganese bicarbonate, although similar in its reactions to ferrous bicarbonate, is more soluble .

Potassium, rather than sodium salts, are sometimes used as these are more soluble although more expensive.

For a more soluble preparation mix the usual amount of essential oil into a tablespoonful of unperfumed liquid soap.

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The use of soluble chemical fertilizers is banned, as they seep into rivers and pollute the water supply.

There are two sorts of vitamins: some are soluble in fat, and some soluble in water.

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A soluble form of this protein could bind to the virus and prevent it from binding to human T cells.

Another grouping can be between organic and inorganic soils which relates to alkali soluble and acid soluble soils.

However the globulins are insoluble in water but soluble in weak salt solutions.

Oddly enough, however, ethanol is also soluble in oils and fats.

Phenol is more soluble in alkali than in water.

The copal was heat treated to make it soluble in oils and solvents.

The most pressing of all the problems of family poverty, however, remains the least soluble .

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