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insoluble

incapable of being dissolved; incapable of forming a solution, esp in water

insoluble

[in′säl·yə·bəl]
(chemistry)
Incapable of being dissolved in another material; usually refers to solid-liquid or liquid-liquid systems. Abbreviated insol.
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They represent a special hazard because of the fact that despite their insolubility in pure water and pure air, they dissolve in the water, which contains humic acids or fulvic acids from the soil humus.
It used a model of external radiation, assumed insolubility of DU, and based acceptable radiation doses on research done with uranium-industry workers.
Both oxalate and phytate inhibit calcium absorption, but oxalate is a more potent inhibitor because of the degree of insolubility of the oxalate-calcium complex.
In fact, the insolubility of this issue is largely responsible for the failure of the 2000 Camp David talks where Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak broke taboos by showing a willingness to share control over Jerusalem with the Palestinians.
Budner (1962) defined ambiguous situations as those that involved novelty, complexity, or insolubility.
The heterogeneity of kerogens and their insolubility in usual organic solvents render the determination of the structure of this sedimentary organic matter very difficult.
5] M, the effect on proliferation could not be examined due to the insolubility of this chemical.
Additives are available for specific uses where partial or complete insolubility to water is desired.
Quite the contrary: he was the poet of insolubility, who saw passion as unavoidable, necessary, and destructive at the same time.
The sense of identity that emerges from this dialogue of differences is characterised by its insolubility.
The PCZ active ingredient was not tested by itself due to its insolubility in the medium used.