exsolve

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin exsolvere.

Verb[edit]

exsolve (third-person singular simple present exsolves, present participle exsolving, simple past and past participle exsolved)

  1. (mineralogy, when referring to two or more minerals in a solid solution) To separate from one another at a critical point in temperature.
    Certain minerals may exsolve into the atmosphere from an erupting volcano.

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

exsolve

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of exsolvō