insoluble


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insoluble

incapable of being dissolved; incapable of being explained
Not to be confused with:
insolvable – incapable of being solved

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
References in classic literature ?
There was no solution, but that universal solution which life gives to all questions, even the most complex and insoluble. That answer is: one must live in the needs of the day--that is, forget oneself.
Now cotton, combined with cold nitric acid, become transformed into a substance eminently insoluble, combustible, and explosive.
But Ikey was timid, and his hopes remained insoluble in the menstruum of his backwardness and fears.
Why that should have happened to her which had not happened to other women remained an insoluble question by which she expressed her perpetual ruminating comparison of the past with the present.
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.
And Bilibin unwrinkled his temple, feeling that the dilemma was insoluble.
Barbicane was still seeking the solution of his insoluble problem.
The riddle was insoluble. With a sudden rush of warmer and more joyous feelings, he let the subject slip away from him.
As to his shirt-collar, and his coat-collar, they were perplexing to reflect upon - insoluble mysteries both.