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Insolubility

Definition
noun
The quality of being insoluble.
Supplement
Examples of instances where there is insolubility are oil in water, and urea, a polar solute, in a non-polar solvent such as benzene.
Word origin: insolubilis : in-, not + solvere, to loosen.
Related forms: insoluble (adjective).
Compare: solubility.


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