Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Capable of being dissolved or of being solved.

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Usage examples "soluble":

  1. Many of the traditional problems of philosophy, perhaps most of those which have interested a wider circle than that of technical students, do not appear to be soluble by scientific methods. - "Our Knowledge of the External World as a Field for Scientific Method in Philosophy", Bertrand Russell.
  2. If it is at all bulky, it remains in the upper part of the cavity, the gland- cells pouring out a digestive fluid upon it and so dissolving out soluble substances. - "Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa", Nelson Annandale.
  3. It is very slightly soluble in water. - "The Black Star Passes", John W Campbell.