[sol-yuh-buh l] /ˈsɒl yə bəl/
capable of being dissolved or liquefied:
a soluble powder.
capable of being solved or explained:
a soluble problem.
(of a substance) capable of being dissolved, esp easily dissolved in some solvent, usually water
capable of being solved or answered
late 14c., “capable of being dissolved,” from Old French soluble “expungable, eradicable” (13c.), from Late Latin solubilis “that may be loosened or dissolved,” from stem of Latin solvere “loosen, dissolve” (see solve). Meaning “capable of being solved” is attested from 1705. Substances are soluble, not solvable; problems can be either.
soluble sol·u·ble (sŏl’yə-bəl)
Capable of being dissolved, especially easily dissolved.
Capable of being dissolved. Salt, for example, is soluble in water.
[non-sol-vuh nt] /nɒnˈsɒl vənt/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a substance incapable of dissolving a given component of a solution or mixture.
[suh-fis-tik] /səˈfɪs tɪk/ adjective 1. of the nature of ; fallacious. 2. characteristic or suggestive of . 3. given to the use of . 4. of or relating to or . /səˈfɪstɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to sophists or sophistry 2. consisting of sophisms or sophistry; specious adj. 1540s, from Latin sophisticus, from Greek […]
[sov-rin, sov-er-in, suhv-] /ˈsɒv rɪn, ˈsɒv ər ɪn, ˈsʌv-/ noun 1. a monarch; a king, queen, or other supreme ruler. 2. a person who has supreme power or authority. 3. a group or body of persons or a state having sovereign authority. 4. a gold coin of the United Kingdom, equal to one pound sterling: […]
[spey-shuh l] /ˈspeɪ ʃəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to . 2. existing or occurring in ; having extension in . /ˈspeɪʃəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to space 2. existing or happening in space adj. 1847, from Latin spatium + adjectival suffix -al (1); formed in English as an adjective to space (n.), to […]