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dis·solve

 (dĭ-zŏlv′)
v. dis·solved, dis·solv·ing, dis·solves
v.tr.
1.
a. To cause to pass into solution: dissolve salt in water.
b. To reduce (solid matter) to liquid form; melt.
c. To cause to lose definition; blend or blur: "Morality has finally been dissolved in pity" (Leslie Fiedler).
2.
a. To cause to disappear or vanish; dispel: The sun dissolved the fog. That remark dissolved the tension in the room.
b. To break into component parts; disintegrate: The deal dissolved the company into three separate businesses.
c. To bring to an end, as by breaking up; terminate or annul: "General de Gaulle was returned to power ... with a mandate to dissolve an overseas empire that had turned into a nightmare" (Alison Jolly).
d. To dismiss (an assembly such as a legislative body).
3. To cause to be moved emotionally or upset.
v.intr.
1.
a. To pass into solution: Salt dissolves easily in water.
b. To become liquid; melt: The clumps of snow dissolved into puddles.
c. To lose definition; become blurred or indistinguishable: "The last shadows have dissolved into darkness" (Daniel Blajan).
2.
a. To become disintegrated; disappear: The mist dissolves as the sun rises.
b. To be broken up into separate parts: The empire dissolved into many separate countries.
c. To be brought to an end; be annulled or terminated: After a long separation, the marriage finally dissolved.
3. To be moved or overcome emotionally: I dissolved into helpless laughter.
4. To make a transition between shots in a cinematic work using a superimposition in which the first shot fades out while the second shot gradually appears.
n.
A transition in a cinematic work consisting of a superimposition in which the first shot fades out while the second shot gradually appears. Also called lap dissolve.

[Middle English dissolven, from Latin dissolvere : dis-, dis- + solvere, to release; see leu- in Indo-European roots.]

dis·solv′a·ble adj.
dis·solv′er n.

dissolve

(dɪˈzɒlv)
vb
1. (Chemistry) to go or cause to go into solution: salt dissolves in water; water dissolves sugar.
2. to become or cause to become liquid; melt
3. to disintegrate or disperse
4. to come or bring to an end
5. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to dismiss (a meeting, parliament, etc) or (of a meeting, etc) to be dismissed
6. to collapse or cause to collapse emotionally: to dissolve into tears.
7. to lose or cause to lose distinctness or clarity
8. (Law) (tr) to terminate legally, as a marriage, etc
9. (Film) (intr) films television to fade out one scene and replace with another to make two scenes merge imperceptibly (fast dissolve) or slowly overlap (slow dissolve) over a period of about three or four seconds
n
(Film) films television a scene filmed or televised by dissolving
[C14: from Latin dissolvere to make loose, from dis-1 + solvere to release]
disˈsolvable adj
disˌsolvaˈbility, disˈsolvableness n
disˈsolver n

dis•solve

(dɪˈzɒlv)

v. -solved, -solv•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to make a solution of, as by mixing with a liquid: to dissolve salt in water.
2. to melt; liquefy.
3. to undo or break (a tie, union, etc.).
4. to break up or order the termination of (an assembly or organization); dismiss.
5. to bring to an end; terminate.
6. to separate into parts or elements; disintegrate.
7. to deprive of force; abrogate or annul: to dissolve a marriage.
v.i.
8. to become dissolved, as in a solvent.
9. to become melted or liquefied.
10. to disintegrate or disperse.
11. to lose intensity or strength.
12. to break down emotionally; lose one's composure.
13. to fade out one on-screen image while simultaneously fading in the next, overlapping the two during the process.
n.
14. a transition from one on-screen image to the next made by dissolving.
[1350–1400; < Latin dissolvere=dis- dis-1 + solvere to solve]
dis•solv`a•bil′i•ty, n.
dis•solv′a•ble, adj.
dis•solv′er, n.

dis·solve

(dĭ-zŏlv′)
To pass or cause to pass into solution: Salt dissolves in water, and water has the ability to dissolve salt.

dissolve


Past participle: dissolved
Gerund: dissolving

Imperative
dissolve
dissolve
Present
I dissolve
you dissolve
he/she/it dissolves
we dissolve
you dissolve
they dissolve
Preterite
I dissolved
you dissolved
he/she/it dissolved
we dissolved
you dissolved
they dissolved
Present Continuous
I am dissolving
you are dissolving
he/she/it is dissolving
we are dissolving
you are dissolving
they are dissolving
Present Perfect
I have dissolved
you have dissolved
he/she/it has dissolved
we have dissolved
you have dissolved
they have dissolved
Past Continuous
I was dissolving
you were dissolving
he/she/it was dissolving
we were dissolving
you were dissolving
they were dissolving
Past Perfect
I had dissolved
you had dissolved
he/she/it had dissolved
we had dissolved
you had dissolved
they had dissolved
Future
I will dissolve
you will dissolve
he/she/it will dissolve
we will dissolve
you will dissolve
they will dissolve
Future Perfect
I will have dissolved
you will have dissolved
he/she/it will have dissolved
we will have dissolved
you will have dissolved
they will have dissolved
Future Continuous
I will be dissolving
you will be dissolving
he/she/it will be dissolving
we will be dissolving
you will be dissolving
they will be dissolving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dissolving
you have been dissolving
he/she/it has been dissolving
we have been dissolving
you have been dissolving
they have been dissolving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dissolving
you will have been dissolving
he/she/it will have been dissolving
we will have been dissolving
you will have been dissolving
they will have been dissolving
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dissolving
you had been dissolving
he/she/it had been dissolving
we had been dissolving
you had been dissolving
they had been dissolving
Conditional
I would dissolve
you would dissolve
he/she/it would dissolve
we would dissolve
you would dissolve
they would dissolve
Past Conditional
I would have dissolved
you would have dissolved
he/she/it would have dissolved
we would have dissolved
you would have dissolved
they would have dissolved

dissolve

Movement from one scene to another by fading the first out and the second in so that the two merge imperceptibly.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dissolve - (film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next; the next scene is gradually superimposed as the former scene fades out
transition - a passage that connects a topic to one that follows
Verb1.dissolve - become weaker; "The sound faded out"
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
dissolve - cause to fade away; "dissolve a shot or a picture"
2.dissolve - cause to go into a solution; "The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water"
change integrity - change in physical make-up
melt, melt down, run - reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating; "melt butter"; "melt down gold"; "The wax melted in the sun"
cut - dissolve by breaking down the fat of; "soap cuts grease"
3.dissolve - come to an end; "Their marriage dissolved"; "The tobacco monopoly broke up"
terminate, end - bring to an end or halt; "She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime"; "The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I"
4.dissolve - stop functioning or cohering as a unit; "The political wing of the party dissolved after much internal fighting"
break up - come apart; "the group broke up"
5.dissolve - cause to lose control emotionally; "The news dissolved her into tears"
dissolve - lose control emotionally; "She dissolved into tears when she heard that she had lost all her savings in the pyramid scheme"
discomfit, discompose, untune, upset, disconcert - cause to lose one's composure
6.dissolve - lose control emotionally; "She dissolved into tears when she heard that she had lost all her savings in the pyramid scheme"
lose it, break down, snap - lose control of one's emotions; "When she heard that she had not passed the exam, she lost it completely"; "When her baby died, she snapped"
dissolve - cause to lose control emotionally; "The news dissolved her into tears"
7.dissolve - cause to fade away; "dissolve a shot or a picture"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
dissolve, fade away, fade out - become weaker; "The sound faded out"
etch - selectively dissolve the surface of (a semiconductor or printed circuit) with a solvent, laser, or stream of electrons
8.dissolve - pass into a solution; "The sugar quickly dissolved in the coffee"
disintegrate - break into parts or components or lose cohesion or unity; "The material disintegrated"; "the group disintegrated after the leader died"
9.dissolve - become or cause to become soft or liquiddissolve - become or cause to become soft or liquid; "The sun melted the ice"; "the ice thawed"; "the ice cream melted"; "The heat melted the wax"; "The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase"; "dethaw the meat"
deliquesce - melt or become liquid by absorbing moisture from the air; "this type of salt deliquesces easily"
defrost, deice, de-ice - make or become free of frost or ice; "Defrost the car window"
flux, liquify, liquefy - become liquid or fluid when heated; "the frozen fat liquefied"
10.dissolve - bring the association of to an end or cause to break up; "The decree officially dissolved the marriage"; "the judge dissolved the tobacco company"
dismiss, dissolve - declare void; "The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections"
terminate, end - bring to an end or halt; "She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime"; "The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I"
11.dissolve - declare void; "The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
dissolve, break up - bring the association of to an end or cause to break up; "The decree officially dissolved the marriage"; "the judge dissolved the tobacco company"

dissolve

verb
1. melt, break down, disintegrate, soften, thaw, flux, liquefy, deliquesce Heat gently until the sugar dissolves.
2. end, dismiss, suspend, axe (informal), break up, wind up, overthrow, terminate, discontinue, dismantle, disband, disunite The King agreed to dissolve the present commission.
dissolve into or in something (with tears or laughter as object) break into, burst into, give way to, launch into She dissolved into tears.

dissolve

verb
1. To change from a solid to a liquid:
2. To reduce or become reduced to pieces or components:
3. To disappear gradually by or as if by dispersal of particles:
fade, melt (away).
4. To make (a film image) disappear gradually:
noun
A gradual disappearance, especially of a film image:
Translations
rozpustitzrušit
opløse
liuottaaristikuvahajautuahajottaaliueta
dissoudrefondu fermé
rastopiti
feloldódikfeloszlat
leysa uppslíta, binda endi á
溶かす
(...을) 녹이다
išardymasištirpdytiištirptipaleidimas
anulētatlaistizšķīstšķīdinātšķirt laulību
rozpustiť
raztopiti
upplösa
ละลาย
çöz mekdağıtmakeri mekerimekfeshetmek
hòa tan

dissolve

[dɪˈzɒlv]
A. VT (gen) (Comm) → disolver
B. VI (gen) → disolverse
it dissolves in waterse disuelve en agua
the crowd dissolvedla muchedumbre se dispersó
she dissolved into tearsse deshizo en lágrimas

dissolve

[dɪˈzɒlv]
vt
(in liquid) [+ substance, salt, sugar etc] [liquid] → dissoudre; [person] → faire dissoudre
to dissolve sth in sth → faire dissoudre qch dans qch
[+ organization, committee, group] → dissoudre
[+ marriage] → dissoudre
[+ parliament] → dissoudre
vi
(in liquid) [substance, salt, sugar etc] → se dissoudre
(with heat) [sugar] → fondre
[feeling, optimism, fear] → disparaître
[relationship, partnership] → être dissout(e)
[person] to dissolve in tears, to dissolve into tears → fondre en larmes
to dissolve in laughter, to dissolve into laughter → éclater de rire

dissolve

vt
(lit, Jur, Pol, fig) → auflösen; marriagescheiden, auflösen
(Film) → überblenden (→ into in or auf +acc)
vi
(lit, Jur, Pol) → sich (auf)lösen; (fig)sich in nichts auflösen; it dissolves in wateres ist wasserlöslich, es löst sich in Wasser; to dissolve into tearsin Tränen zerfließen; to dissolve into laughterin Lachen ausbrechen
(Film) → überblenden (→ into in or auf +acc)
n (Film) → Überblendung f

dissolve

[dɪˈzɒlv]
1. vt (gen) → dissolvere, sciogliere; (partnership, business, marriage) (Pol) → sciogliere
2. vidissolversi, sciogliersi (Pol) → sciogliersi
it dissolves in water → si scioglie in acqua
she dissolved into tears → si è sciolta in lacrime
to dissolve into thin air → svanire nel nulla

dissolve

(diˈzolv) verb
1. to (cause to) melt or break up, especially by putting in a liquid. He dissolved the pills in water; The pills dissolved easily in water.
2. to put an end to (a parliament, a marriage etc).
dissolution (disəˈluːʃən) noun
the dissolution of Parliament.

dissolve

يُذيبُ rozpustit (se) opløse auflösen διαλύω disolver liuottaa dissoudre rastopiti sciogliere 溶かす (...을) 녹이다 oplossen oppløse rozłożyć dissolver растворять upplösa ละลาย erimek hòa tan 溶解

dis·solve

v. disolver, diluir, deshacer; destruir.

dissolve

vt, vi disolver(se)
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Thus spoke the sage: the kings without delay Dissolve the council, and their chief obey.
I'll get a crucible, and into it, and dissolve myself down to one small, compendious vertebra.
Hours fleeted, and, at last, clear and full rose the blessed English shores; shores charmed by a mighty spell,--with one touch to dissolve every incantation of slavery, no matter in what language pronounced, or by what national power confirmed.
Some are petitioning the State to dissolve the Union, to disregard the requisitions of the President.
Then I lifted up my hands -- stood just so a moment -- then I said, with the most awful solemnity: "Let the enchantment dissolve and pass harmless away
Every morning they go clattering down into the plain, and there she sits on my back with her bugle at her mouth and sounds the orders and puts them through the evolutions for an hour or more; and it is too beautiful for anything to see those ponies dissolve from one formation into another, and waltz about, and break, and scatter, and form again, always moving, always graceful, now trotting, now galloping, and so on, sometimes near by, sometimes in the distance, all just like a state ball, you know, and sometimes she can't hold herself any longer, but sounds the 'charge,' and turns me loose
Isabella and he had had an hour's interview, during which he tried to elicit from her some sentiment of proper horror for Heathcliff's advances: but he could make nothing of her evasive replies, and was obliged to close the examination unsatisfactorily; adding, however, a solemn warning, that if she were so insane as to encourage that worthless suitor, it would dissolve all bonds of relationship between herself and him.
Sometimes, to make it a more sovereign specific, he was so kind as to squeeze orange juice into it, or to stir it up with ginger, or dissolve a peppermint drop in it; and although I cannot assert that the flavour was improved by these experiments, or that it was exactly the compound one would have chosen for a stomachic, the last thing at night and the first thing in the morning, I drank it gratefully and was very sensible of his attention.
I suffered unspeakable trouble while I considered and reconsidered whether I should at last dissolve that spell of my childhood, and tell Joe all the story.
Armie of Fiends, fit body to fit head; Was this your discipline and faith ingag'd, Your military obedience, to dissolve Allegeance to th' acknowledg'd Power supream?
Dissolve thy Chapter, and depart with thy followers to thy next Preceptory, (if thou canst find one), which has not been made the scene of treasonable conspiracy against the King of England Or, if thou wilt, remain, to share our hospitality, and behold our justice.
I deny, it is true, that what is now called "society " is society in any real sense, and my best wish for it is that it may dissolve too rapidly to make it worth the while of those who are " not in society "to facilitate its dissolution by violently pounding it into small pieces.