Definition of Insoluble

1. Adjective. (of a substance) incapable of being dissolved.

Exact synonyms: Indissoluble
Similar to: Non-water-soluble, Water-insoluble
Derivative terms: Insolubility
Antonyms: Soluble



2. Adjective. Admitting of no solution or explanation. "An insoluble doubt"

3. Adjective. Without hope of solution. "An insoluble problem"
Similar to: Hopeless
Derivative terms: Insolubility

Definition of Insoluble

1. a. Not soluble; in capable or difficult of being dissolved, as by a liquid; as, chalk is insoluble in water.

Definition of Insoluble

1. Adjective. that cannot be dissolved ¹

2. Adjective. that cannot be solved; insolvable ¹

3. Adjective. that cannot be explained; mysterious or inexplicable ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Insoluble

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Insoluble

1. Not soluble. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Insoluble

insolence
insolences
insolencies
insolency
insolently
insolents
insoles
insolidity
insolubilities
insolubility
insolubilize
insolubilized
insolubilizes
insolubilizing
insoluble (current term)
insoluble soap
insolubleness
insolublenesses
insolubles
insolubly
insolvable
insolvably
insolvated
insolvencies
insolvency
insolvent
insolvents
insomnia
insomniac

Literary usage of Insoluble

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1908)
"ALKALI- insoluble PHENOLS. SECOND PAPER. BY HENRY A. TORREY ANI> HB KIPPER. Received March 13, 1908. Although it is a very general rule, so general indeed ..."

2. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden by Missouri Botanical Garden (1879)
"THE USE OF "insoluble" SALTS IN BALANCED SOLUTIONS FOR SEED PLANTS BM DUGGAR Physiologist to the Missouri Botanical Garden, in Charge of Graduate Laboratory ..."

3. Standard Methods of Chemical Analysis: A Manual of Analytical Methods and by Wilfred Welday Scott (1922)
"The dried and weighed residue insoluble in petroleum ether is extracted with ... The insoluble residue left in the crucible is dried at a temperature of 80° ..."

4. Analytical Chemistry by Frederick Pearson Treadwell (1921)
"In doubtful cases melt a little potassium chlorate in a test-tube, and add a little of the insoluble residue; a distinct glowing or a little explosion will ..."

5. The Principles of Chemistry by Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleyev (1891)
"The maximum proportion of insoluble sulphur is obtained by heating slightly above ... An exactly similar insoluble amorphous sulphur is obtained in certain ..."

6. Manual of Qualitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1897)
"The analysis of cyanogen compounds insoluble in 215 water, ... with the explanations in Section III which refer to this paragraph. f Whether insoluble ..."

7. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1858)
"But it does not account for the production of the insoluble modification of sulphur, or for the relative conditions of the part which this kind of sulphur ..."

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