Date: circa 1926
to make soluble or more soluble
• solubilization noun
Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, digestible, laxative, from Late Latin solubilis, from Latin solvere to loosen, dissolve — more at solve
Date: 15th ...
(plural sola or solums)
Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, ground, soil
the altered layer of soil above the parent material that includes the A and B horizons
adverb or adjective
alone — often used in stage directions
Etymology: Latin solutus, past participle of solvere
a dissolved substance
Etymology: Middle English solucion explanation, dispersal of bodily humors, from Anglo-French, from Latin solution-, solutio, from solvere to loosen, solve
Date: 14th ...
the set of values that satisfy an equation; also truth set
Etymology: Solutré, village in France
of or relating to an Upper Paleolithic culture characterized by leaf-shaped finely flaked stone implements
Date: circa 1676
susceptible of solution or of being solved, resolved, or explained
• solvability noun
Etymology: solvent + 1-ate
an aggregate that consists of a solute ion or molecule with one or more solvent molecules; also a substance (as a hydrate) ...
Etymology: Ernest Solvay died 1922 Belgian chemist
a process for making soda from common salt by passing carbon dioxide into ammoniacal brine resulting in ...
Etymology: Middle English, to loosen, from Latin solvere to loosen, solve, dissolve, from sed-, se- apart + luere to release — more at secede, lose
Date: circa 1727
the quality or state of being solvent
Etymology: Latin solvent-, solvens, present participle of solvere to dissolve, pay
1. able to pay all legal debts
2. that dissolves or can ...
it is solved by walking ; the problem is solved by a practical experiment
Etymology: New Latin, from English solvent + New Latin -o- + -lysis
a chemical reaction (as hydrolysis) of a solvent and solute that results in the formation ...
inlet of Irish Sea in Great Britain on boundary between England & Scotland
Aleksandr Isayevich 1918- Russian novelist
Etymology: Kirghiz, crude iron casting, ruble
— see money table
Etymology: Sanskrit; akin to Avestan haoma, a Zoroastrian ritual drink, Sanskrit sunoti he presses out
an intoxicating juice from a plant of disputed ...
(plural Somali or Somalis)
Etymology: from or akin to Somali Soomaali
1. a member of a people of Somaliland
2. the Cushitic language of the Somali
country E Africa bordering on Gulf of Aden & Indian Ocean; formed 1960 by union of British Somaliland & Italian Somaliland capital Mogadishu area 246,154 ...