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in·sol·u·ble

 (ĭn-sŏl′yə-bəl)
adj.
1. That cannot be dissolved: insoluble matter.
2. Difficult or impossible to solve or explain; insolvable: insoluble riddles.

[Middle English insolible, from Latin īnsolūbilis : in-, not; see in-1 + solvere, to loosen; see soluble.]

in·sol′u·bil′i·ty, in·sol′u·ble·ness n.
in·sol′u·ble n.
in·sol′u·bly adv.

insoluble

(ɪnˈsɒljʊbəl)
adj
1. (Chemistry) incapable of being dissolved; incapable of forming a solution, esp in water
2. incapable of being solved
inˌsoluˈbility, inˈsolubleness n
inˈsolubly adv

in•sol•u•ble

(ɪnˈsɒl yə bəl)

adj.
1. incapable of being dissolved: insoluble salts.
2. incapable of being solved: an insoluble problem.
[1350–1400; Middle English insolible < Middle French insoluble < Latin insolūbilis; see in-3, soluble]
in•sol`u•bil′i•ty, in•sol′u•ble•ness, n.
in•sol′u•bly, adv.

in·sol·u·ble

(ĭn-sŏl′yə-bəl)
Not capable of being fully dissolved; not soluble.

insoluble

- Can be applied to problems that cannot be solved as well as substances that will not dissolve in liquids.
See also related terms for problems.

insoluble

Describes a substance which does not dissolve in a particular solvent under certain conditions of temperature and pressure.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.insoluble - (of a substance) incapable of being dissolved
soluble - (of a substance) capable of being dissolved in some solvent (usually water)
2.insoluble - admitting of no solution or explanation; "an insoluble doubt"
incomprehensible, inexplicable - incapable of being explained or accounted for; "inexplicable errors"; "left the house at three in the morning for inexplicable reasons"
soluble - susceptible of solution or of being solved or explained; "the puzzle is soluble"
3.insoluble - without hope of solution; "an insoluble problem"
hopeless - without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success; "in an agony of hopeless grief"; "with a hopeless sigh he sat down"

insoluble

adjective
2. indissoluble, not soluble Carotenes are insoluble in water.
Translations
لا يُحَللا يَذوب
neřešitelnýnerozpustný
uløseliguopløselig
megoldhatatlanoldhatatlan
óleysanleguróuppleysanlegur
neišsprendžiamasnetirpumasnetirpus
neatrisināmsnešķīdi- nāmsnešķīstošs
neriešiteľnýnerozpustný
çözümlenemezçözünmezerimeziçinden çıkılmaz

insoluble

[ɪnˈsɒljʊbl] ADJ [substance] → insoluble; [problem] → sin solución, insoluble

insoluble

[ɪnˈsɒljʊbəl] adj
(which can't be solved) [problem, mystery] → insoluble
(which can't be dissolved) [substance] → insoluble

insoluble

adj
substanceunlöslich
problemunlösbar

insoluble

[ɪnˈsɒljʊbl] adjinsolubile

insoluble

(inˈsoljubl) adjective
1. (of a substance) impossible to dissolve. This chemical is insoluble (in water).
2. (of a problem or difficulty) impossible to solve.
insoluˈbility noun

in·sol·u·ble

a. insoluble, que no se disuelve.

insoluble

adj insoluble
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As to his shirt-collar, and his coat-collar, they were perplexing to reflect upon - insoluble mysteries both.
For my own part, too many thoughts crowded my brain, too many insoluble questions pressed upon me, too many fancies kept my eyes half open.
The scum was absolutely insoluble, and it is a strange thing, seeing the instant effect of the gas, that one could drink without hurt the water from which it had been strained.
I made up my mind, at once, that this was of a simple species - such, however, as would appear, to the crude intellect of the sailor, absolutely insoluble without the key.
I could merely agree with all Paris in considering them an insoluble mystery.
And Bilibin unwrinkled his temple, feeling that the dilemma was insoluble.
I never dared risk him at the wheel when we were running in a big sea, while full-and-by and close-and-by were insoluble mysteries.
Now cotton, combined with cold nitric acid, become transformed into a substance eminently insoluble, combustible, and explosive.
That is all very well, my friends," said the president, "but the insoluble question still remains.
Shakspere did not solve the insoluble problems of life, but having presented them as powerfully, perhaps, as is possible for human intelligence, he turned in his last period, of only two or three years, to the expression of the serene philosophy of life in which he himself must have now taken refuge.
Benassis, happening to look up just then, caught this expression of repugnance; he sought to discover the reason of it, and looked full into the soldier's face, but the real enigma was well-nigh insoluble for him, so he set down these symptoms to physical suffering and went on:
They were called criminals, and the outraged law, like the bursting shells, had come to them, an insoluble mys- tery from over the sea.