What does the word soluble mean?

  • [ Latin] Capable of undergoing solution.

  • [ Latin] Of the bowels, readily moved, open.

  • Capable of being dissolved.

  • Admitting dissolution; that which may be dissolved.

Usage examples for soluble

  1. Few proteins are water soluble. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  2. In the process of digestion it would seem that some change must take place in the starch to make it soluble. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  3. The more soluble constituents are taken away, leaving the less soluble. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith

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