Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being dissolved; that may be converted into a liquid: as, sugar and ice are dissolvable bodies. Also dissolvible.
- adj. Capable of being dissolved.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Capable of being dissolved, or separated into component parts; capable of being liquefied; soluble.
- adj. capable of dissolving
“The makers of dropps are marketing their product as one that saves significant amounts of water as well as plastic. dropps is unique because it comes in dissolvable "toss-and-go" packs instead of liquid or powder format like many traditional detergents.”
“The Food and Drug Administration will meet this week to discuss the public health impact of tobacco products known as dissolvable tobacco, which some say resemble candy, including their use by children.”
“This is related to Wittgenstein's distinction between solvable vs. "dissolvable" problems (or problem/questions).”
“Abbott's bioabsorbable everolimus eluting coronary stent is made of polylactic acid, a proven biocompatible material that is commonly used in medical implants such as dissolvable sutures.”
“Heavy metals are inactive amid an alkaline environment but become dissolvable in water in a neutral environment.”
“Cosmo Specialty Fibers has one of only a handful of U.S. plants capable of converting cellulose into "dissolvable" pulp and the only one close to Pacific port shipping lanes.”
“Last year, Dr. Lawrence Deyton, the director of the Food and Drug Administration's tobacco division, sent letters to both Reynolds and smaller rival Star Scientific Inc. in which he expressed concern that their dissolvable tobacco lozenges are candy-like in appearance and may appeal to the youth market.”
“That brought back not only the chaw and snuff but also saw the rise of tobacco as dissolvable candy-like lozenges, tablets and breath strips, as well as sticks similar to toothpicks.”
“A Food and Drug Administration panel Friday said it needs more information before making recommendations about the risks and potential marketing restrictions involving new flavored dissolvable tobacco lozenges.”
“Because dissolvable tobacco is new, there aren't many studies specific to it, but one study by the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth found that 42% of nonsmoking teens identified Camel Orbs as candy, based on the packaging, which the foundation said is similar to Tic Tac mints.”
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