verb (used with object), solubilized, solubilizing. Chemistry.
to make soluble, or to increase solubility.
to make or become soluble, as in the addition of detergents to fats to make them dissolve in water
solubilize sol·u·bi·lize (sŏl’yə-bə-līz’)
v. sol·u·bi·lized, sol·u·bi·liz·ing, sol·u·bi·liz·es
To make substances such as fats soluble in water by the action of a detergent or similar agent.
adjective 1. capable of being dissolved or liquefied: a soluble powder. 2. capable of being solved or explained: a soluble problem. noun 3. something soluble. adjective 1. (of a substance) capable of being dissolved, esp easily dissolved in some solvent, usually water 2. capable of being solved or answered soluble sol·u·ble (sŏl’yə-bəl) adj. Capable of […]
noun 1. sodium silicate. soluble glass noun 1. 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.