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soluble

Pronunciation: /ˈsɑːljəbəl; ˈsɒljʊbəl/

Translation of soluble in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 (of substance) soluble soluble in sth soluble en algo water-/fat-soluble vitamins vitaminas (feminine plural) hidrosolubles/liposolubles
    Example sentences
    • The respiratory gases exchange freely across the membrane, because oxygen and carbon dioxide are soluble in lipid.
    • For example inorganic salts are generally soluble in water but not in organic solvents.
    • Unlike silver nitrate, silver chloride is not soluble in water, but it seemed more promising.
  • 2 [problem/mystery] soluble it is not an easily soluble problem/question no es un problema/una cuestión de fácil solución
    Example sentences
    • Not all problems are soluble, not all risks can be hedged at acceptable cost.
    • By providing methods of determining which problems are soluble, Kleene's work led to the study of which functions can be computed.
    • The problem is easily soluble - get the oil hotter and the batter thinner.

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