Definition of Solubility

1. Noun. The quantity of a particular substance that can dissolve in a particular solvent (yielding a saturated solution).

Generic synonyms: Definite Quantity
Category relationships: Solution
Derivative terms: Soluble



2. Noun. The property (of a problem or difficulty) that makes it possible to solve.
Exact synonyms: Solvability
Generic synonyms: Property
Antonyms: Insolubility, Unsolvability
Derivative terms: Soluble, Solvable

3. Noun. The quality of being soluble and easily dissolved in liquid.
Generic synonyms: Quality
Antonyms: Insolubility
Derivative terms: Soluble

Definition of Solubility

1. n. The quality, condition, or degree of being soluble or solvable; as, the solubility of a salt; the solubility of a problem or intricate difficulty.

Definition of Solubility

1. Noun. The condition of being soluble. ¹

2. Noun. (chemistry) The amount of a substance that will dissolve in a given amount of a solvent, to give a saturated solution, under specified conditions. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Solubility

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Medical Definition of Solubility

1. 1. The quality, condition, or degree of being soluble or solvable; as, the solubility of a salt; the solubility of a problem or intricate difficulty. 2. The tendency to separate readily into parts by spurious articulations, as the pods of tick trefoil. Origin: Cf. F. Solubilite. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Solubility

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solubility (current term)
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soluble antigen

Literary usage of Solubility

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1914)
"high rate of increase of solubility of the solid phase. In order to cause such a rise in solubility there must occur a more deep-seated change in the ..."

2. Standard Methods of Chemical Analysis: A Manual of Analytical Methods and by Wilfred Welday Scott (1922)
"The solubility of Gases in Liquids. When a gas and a liquid are intimately ... The temperature acts almost always in the sense that the solubility decreases ..."

3. The Properties of Electrically Conducting Systems: Including Electrolytes by Charles August Kraus (1922)
"Continued Electrolyte Concentration solubility B' CaC12 0.061 0.2101 28 ... The equivalent percentage solubility increase is given in the last column under ..."

4. The Properties of Electrically Conducting Systems: Including Electrolytes by Charles August Kraus (1922)
"solubility of Non-Electrolytes in the Presence of Electrolytes. ... The effect of the added electrolyte on the solubility depends upon the nature of the ..."

5. The Principles of Chemistry by Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleyev (1891)
"ON WATER AND ITS COMPOUNDS ut' ¡i curve—that is, having made a determination of the solubility for several temperatures—the solubility at intermediary ..."

6. The Phase Rule and Its Applications by Alexander Findlay (1908)
"solubility Curve of Calcium Chloride Hexahydrate.1— Although calcium chloride forms several hydrates, each of which possesses its own ..."

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