V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: capable of being dissolved
Synonyms: dissolvable, liquefied, meltable, liquefiable
Tips: Soluble is derived from the Late Latin solubilis, which means "able to be loosened or dissolved." Think, "dissolvable." The related noun solvent refers to a substance that is capable of dissolving other substances.
That breakfast cereal is a good source of soluble fiber. (dissolvable by the body, liquefied by the body)
Even though the marker was supposed to be water-soluble, it still stained her blouse. (dissolvable, liquefiable)
The dry cleaners used a solvent to remove the stain. (solution for dissolving other substances) noun
Luckily, the crayon with which my son marked the walls was easily soluble with a little multi-purpose cleaner. (dissolvable)
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