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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.
Insolubility was detected early in the lifespan (30 days after birth) of mice (Figure 3, panel C), which suggested that quantification of 113LBoPrP would reflect a cumulative effect.
These elements are in Barthes's terms snares' (Deliberate evasions of then truth) equivocations' (mixtures of truth and snare) partial answers' suspended answers' and jammings' (acknowledgments of insolubility).
This study shows a dramatic reversal of unformulated curcumin, which passes through the gastrointestinal tract undigested due to hydrophobicity and insolubility at acidic pH.
For this she introduces the term 'cultural insolubility', which can 'limit the diffusion of one culture through others, but this is driven in part by a tendency for people to stay within the enclaves of their own cultural thought worlds' (p.
It shows insolubility towards organic solvents, e.g.
Iodine was recognized as having bactericidal properties but was difficult to use due to its water insolubility (Kumar et al., 2009).
It is a white, odorless powder, with low solubility in water, insolubility in alcohol, and a high pH.
This behavior may be attributed to the extent of the insolubility of proteins.
Among the other advantages of such nanocomposites, mention can be made of their insolubility that allows them to be easily separated from the reaction media.
Globe: The most important insolubility in north Kurdistan is the politic view trying to govern a national issue with minority politics.
Au's Mixed medicines, by contrast, with its focus on 'differing epistemologies' and 'cultural insolubility' is more readily equipped to deal with the possibility of a fundamental difference in the metaphysical place of disease between the Cambodian and Western cultural worlds.