another name for sodium silicate (sense 1)
soluble glass n.
A silicate of potassium or sodium, soluble in hot water but solid at ordinary temperatures, used for fixed dressings. Also called water glass.
- Soluble rna
noun, Genetics. 1. a small RNA molecule, consisting of a strand of nucleotides folded into a clover-leaf shape, that picks up an unattached amino acid within the cell cytoplasm and conveys it to the ribosome for protein synthesis. Abbreviation: tRNA.
adjective 1. pertaining to or listing the rising and setting times of the sun and moon, phases of the moon, eclipses, etc.: The newspaper gives a solunar table each week for hunters and fishermen.
adjective, Latin. 1. (referring to a man) alone; by oneself (used formerly in stage directions). adjective 1. alone; separate 2. of or denoting the position of an advertising poster or press advertisement that is separated from competing advertisements: a solus position 3. of or denoting a retail outlet, such as a petrol station, that sells […]
noun 1. the substance dissolved in a given solution. noun 1. the component of a solution that changes its state in forming the solution or the component that is not present in excess; the substance that is dissolved in another substance Compare solvent adjective 2. (botany, rare) loose or unattached; free solute sol·ute (sŏl’yōōt, sō’lōōt) […]