solubility


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sol·u·bil·i·ty

 (sŏl′yə-bĭl′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. sol·u·bil·i·ties
1. The quality or condition of being soluble.
2. The amount of a substance that can be dissolved in a given amount of solvent.
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solubility

(ˌsɒljʊˈbɪlɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. (Chemistry) the ability of a substance to dissolve; quality of being soluble
2. (Chemistry) a measure of this ability for a particular substance in a particular solvent, equal to the quantity of substance dissolving in a fixed quantity of solvent to form a saturated solution under specified temperature and pressure. It is expressed in grams per cubic decametre, grams per hundred grams of solvent, moles per mole, etc
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sol•u•bil•i•ty

(ˌsɒl yəˈbɪl ɪ ti)

n.
the quality or property of being soluble; relative capability of being dissolved.
[1670–80]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.solubility - the quantity of a particular substance that can dissolve in a particular solvent (yielding a saturated solution)
definite quantity - a specific measure of amount
solution - a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution; "he used a solution of peroxide and water"
2.solubility - the property (of a problem or difficulty) that makes it possible to solve
property - a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"
insolubility, unsolvability - the property (of a problem or difficulty) that makes it impossible to solve
3.solubility - the quality of being soluble and easily dissolved in liquid
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
insolubility - the quality of being insoluble and difficult to dissolve in liquid
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Translations
liukoisuus
løselighet

solubility

[ˌsɒljʊˈbɪlɪtɪ] Nsolubilidad f
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solubility

n
(of problem)Lösbarkeit f
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solubility

[ˌsɒljʊˈbɪlɪtɪ] nsolubilità
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