insoluble

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Latin insolubilis (in- + solubilis).

Adjective[edit]

insoluble ‎(comparative more insoluble, superlative most insoluble)

  1. That cannot be dissolved.
  2. That cannot be solved; unsolvable; insolvable.
  3. That cannot be explained; mysterious or inexplicable.
  4. That cannot be broken down; dispersed

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Noun[edit]

insoluble ‎(plural insolubles)

  1. Any substance that cannot be dissolved.
    • 2006, Ashok Pandey, Enzyme Technology (page 518)
      As there is a partial vacuum inside the drum, the liquid is sucked inside the drum and the insolubles are deposited on the outer surface of the membrane filter.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin insolubilis.

Adjective[edit]

insoluble m, f ‎(plural insolubles)

  1. (chemistry) insoluble
  2. (mathematics) insoluble

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