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SOLUBILITY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does solubility mean? 

SOLUBILITY (noun)
  The noun SOLUBILITY has 3 senses:

1. the quality of being soluble and easily dissolved in liquid
2. the quantity of a particular substance that can dissolve in a particular solvent (yielding a saturated solution)
3. the property (of a problem or difficulty) that makes it possible to solve

  Familiarity information: SOLUBILITY used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


SOLUBILITY (noun)


Sense 1solubility [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The quality of being soluble and easily dissolved in liquid

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Hypernyms ("solubility" is a kind of...):

quality (an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone)

Antonym:

insolubility (the quality of being insoluble and difficult to dissolve in liquid)


Sense 2solubility [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Hypernyms ("solubility" is a kind of...):

definite quantity (a specific measure of amount)

Domain category:

solution (a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution)


Sense 3solubility [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The property (of a problem or difficulty) that makes it possible to solve

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

solvability; solubility

Hypernyms ("solubility" is a kind of...):

property (a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class)

Antonym:

insolubility (the property (of a problem or difficulty) that makes it impossible to solve)


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