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Definition of "solubility" [sol•u•bil•i•ty]

  • The quality or condition of being soluble. (noun)
  • The amount of a substance that can be dissolved in a given amount of solvent. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "solubility" in a sentence
  • "There is however another cause which must have contributed to round the angles both of calcareous and siliceous fragments; and that is, their solubility in water; calcareous earth is perpetually found suspended in the waters which pass over it; and the earth of flints was observed by"
  • "Which form is chosen for a specific application depends on desired characteristics such as solubility, volatility, and melting point."
  • ""The relative amounts of ligation products observed with different cyclooctynes suggest that both intrinsic reaction kinetics and other properties such as solubility and tissue access govern the efficiency of copper-free click chemistry," Bertozzi says."