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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.
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Noun1.insolubility - the property (of a problem or difficulty) that makes it impossible to solve
property - a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"
solvability, solubility - the property (of a problem or difficulty) that makes it possible to solve
2.insolubility - the quality of being insoluble and difficult to dissolve in liquid
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
solubility - the quality of being soluble and easily dissolved in liquid
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لا ذَوبانيَّه
óuppleysanleiki; óleysanleiki


[ɪnˌsɒljʊˈbɪlətɪ] Ninsolubilidad f
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(of substance)Unlöslichkeit f
(of problem)Unlösbarkeit f
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(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
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In investigations such as we are now pursuing, it should not be so much asked 'what has occurred,' as 'what has occurred that has never occurred before.' In fact, the facility with which I shall arrive, or have arrived, at the solution of this mystery, is in the direct ratio of its apparent insolubility in the eyes of the police."
A key challenge in producing cannabinoids for ingestion or absorption through the skin is their insolubility; due to their oily composition, they are naturally hydrophobic, meaning that their molecules are water-repellant, making it difficult for the body to absorb them, and the result is inconsistent, unreliable dosing and onset times of up to three hours.
It should be also considered water solubility and insolubility in oil, when added in the aqueous phase, because microorganisms grow in the aqueous phase and water-oil interface.
Works like Kumar et al [5], showed a lot of studies that confirm the insolubility of chitosan in water at normal conditions.
For soman the IEFPCM method leads to positive values of Gsolv for all its conformers and thus predicts its insolubility in all investigated solvents [18].
Comparison of plasmids relative activity with different expression levels of huscFv Concentration of Concentration of The quantity of Plasmid insoluble huscFv soluble huscFv resultant refolded ([micro]g/mI) ([micro]g/ml) huscFv ([micro]g) huscFv-antiCD20 43.15 164 82 huscFv + pG-KJE8 64.12 51 31 256.5 huscFv + pG-Tf2 76.47 42.76 213.8 huscFv + pKJE7 76.51 65.13 325.65 huscFv + pGro7 52.41 34.26 171.3 huscFv + pTf16 53.70 27.2 136 Plasmid The ratio of solubility The ratio of insolubility in in total huscFv (%) total huscFv (%) huscFv-antiCD20 27.53 72.47 huscFv + pG-KJE8 44.45 55.55 huscFv + pG-Tf2 35.86 64.14 huscFv + pKJE7 45.98 54.02 huscFv + pGro7 39.52 60.48 huscFv + pTf16 33.62 66.38
Hassner's concern for the fate of refugees--recent events no doubt having awakened painful personal memories--is marked by a sense of the insolubility of the dilemmas currently facing European governments.
This insolubility of Fe ions leads to a deficiency of iron to flora of the habitat (Kopaska-Merkel, 2000).The vital characters of water namely pH, EC, oxygen contents, total suspended salts (TSS), nitrates nitrites and a broad spectrum of cations as well as anions are disrupted by sugar mills effluents.
Such an insolubility issue is commonly addressed with the addition of an emulsifier, a chemical that features a water-soluble region and a fat-soluble region in its molecular structure.
When translation problems arise, a single ideal translation equivalent is not always available, which accounts for the insolubility of translation.
"Vitamin D3 reduced the age-dependent formation of insoluble proteins across a wide range of predicted functions and cellular compartments, supporting our hypothesis that decreasing protein insolubility can prolong lifespan," reported research team leader Karla Mark, PhD.