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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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When one learns a foreign language, there will undoubtedly be ambiguous situations caused by the novelty, complexity and insolubility that is typical of the language learning process.
EU received the lowest grades in its Turkey policy as it blocked the membership negotiations with political obstacles as well as in Cyprus due to its policy supporting insolubility.
Despite its purifying and astringent effects, the application of mastic in cosmetic has been limited due to its insolubility in water.
6) Similarly, by stating that "the limitations of our faculties are such that we never can be in a position to set bounds to the possibilities of nature," Huxley affirms the insolubility of the forces underlying the phenomena witnessed by humankind.
Heppler and Wayne (1985) said that calcium increases the insolubility of pectic material due to formation of calcium pectate.
Cadmolith colors are red and yellow lithopone cadmium sulfides and selenides with good hiding power, good resistance to light and heat, inertness, and insolubility in organic media.
Because of their property of insolubility in water they are mainly found in different compartments, mostly associated with membranes enclosing various cell organelles.
Providing expertise for the most challenging drug formulation issues, including insolubility, instability, modified release, and cytotoxic/high potency compounds.
The creation of intermetallic phases in the Fe-Al system is based on the almost absolute insolubility of iron and aluminium in the solid state.
Their insolubility also draws water, making waste bulkier, softer, and easier to pass.
To see if the chemical resistance was due to crosslinking or just the insolubility of the components in MEK, gel contents for the 90-min baked films and the 7 day ambient cure films were measured.
The lack of resorption of FA-CPC3 is likely to be the result of its insolubility in the acidic environment produced by inflammatory or other giant cells.