from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The quality or condition of being soluble.
- n. The amount of a substance that can be dissolved in a given amount of solvent.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The condition of being soluble.
- n. The amount of a substance that will dissolve in a given amount of a solvent, to give a saturated solution, under specified conditions.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality, condition, or degree of being soluble or solvable.
- n. The tendency to separate readily into parts by spurious articulations, as the pods of tick trefoil.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The property of being soluble; that property of a body which renders it susceptible of solution; susceptibility of being dissolved in a fluid.
- n. In botany, a capability of separating easily into parts, as that of certain legumes to divide transversely into parts or joints.
- n. Capability of being solved, resolved, answered, cleared up, or disentangled, as a problem, a question, or a doubt.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of being soluble and easily dissolved in liquid
- n. the quantity of a particular substance that can dissolve in a particular solvent (yielding a saturated solution)
- n. the property (of a problem or difficulty) that makes it possible to solve
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