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dissolve

Films Television a scene filmed or televised by dissolving

dissolve

[də′zälv]
(chemistry)
To cause to disperse.
To cause to pass into solution.
(graphic arts)
A superimposing of one television or motion picture shot upon another, the emergent shot gradually brightening and the overlapped shot gradually darkening, so that as one scene disappears, another gradually appears. Also known as lap dissolve.

dissolve

A website design technique borrowed from the film and video industry in which the transition between two Web pages is represented visually by one page fading into another. Also known as a "soft cut," the result is achieved in the HTML coding of the images to gradual pre-determined durations. A dissolve might begin with 100% of one image, then 90/10, 80/20 and so on to achieve the desired effect. See slide transition.
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The swelling and dissolving processes of cellulose fibrils in the aqueous [BMIM]CI solution were observed by polarized light microscope (PLM) with a hot stage, and the temperatures were set at 80, 90, and 100 [degrees] C, respectively.
Dissolving microneedle patches would eliminate re-use while allowing vaccination to be done by personnel with minimal training.
In some applications, there are obvious advantages, such as dissolving rubber where there is an optimum granule size to give the fastest dissolve time with lowest solvent temperature.
By the end of 2012, China's dissolving pulp capacity will increase by 529% over 2010 to 1.
Thanks to the proprietary technology behind Listerine Whitening Quick Dissolving Strips, the many consumers who are dissatisfied with current at-home whitening choices have a new option that fits seamlessly into their lifestyles.
What detergents offer, says DeSimone, is "the opportunity to enhance the dissolving power, so what could only be done in supercritical carbon dioxide can be done by dropping the temperature and pressure.
Tomsick because early reports showed that the unique EKOS ultrasound catheter technology could accelerate the clot dissolving process.
But for probing subtle differences between the dissolving powers of water and nonpolar solvents, models that include the effects of hydrogen bonds on cavity size should prove more fruitful, Stillinger and Pratt assert.
ImaRx's clot dissolving technology is currently in Phase I/II clinical trials for the treatment of deep vein thrombosis.
Compounds of various sizes and shapes induce unconsciousness, with their ability to dissolve in lipids (as opposed to dissolving in water) being the main thing they have in common.
The first product candidate using HDDS technology, currently in Phase I clinical trials, is AI-850, a rapidly dissolving formulation of paclitaxel, a drug used to treat cancer.
Taxanes are generally hydrophobic (they have difficulty dissolving in water).