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Dissolve

To terminate; abrogate; cancel; annul; disintegrate. To release or unloose the binding force of anything.

The dissolution of something is the act of disorganizing or disuniting it, as in marriage, contracts, or corporations.

dissolve

(Disperse), verb atomize, decompose, diffuse, disintegrate, dispel, dissipate, dissolvere, evanesce, intersperse, liquefacere, melt away, radiate, scatter, spread

dissolve

(Separate), verb break apart, break up, demobilize, detach, disband, disconnect, disjoin, dismantle, dispart, dissever, dissociate, divide, divorce, part, set asunder, sever, split up, sunder, take apart, uncouple, undo

dissolve

(Terminate), verb abort, abrogate, break up, bring to an end, bring to conclusion, call off, cancel, cease, conclude, desist, destroy, disband, discontinue, dispose of, draw to a close, efface, effect a dissolution, end, erase, finish, halt, neutralize, nullify, obliterate, quash, render inert, revoke, split up, stop, undo, vitiate, wipe out
Associated concepts: dissolving an injunction
Foreign phrases: Eddem modo quo quid constituitur, dissolvitur.Anything is dissolved in the same manner in which it is made binding.
See also: abandon, abate, abolish, abrogate, annul, cancel, degenerate, destroy, disappear, discharge, discontinue, disintegrate, disorganize, dispel, disperse, dissipate, efface, eliminate, eradicate, erode, extinguish, extirpate, interrupt, nullify, obliterate, part, quash, recess, renege, repudiate, rescind, revoke, separate, sever
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Second, O from the air will dissolve in the molten iron and react with the residual Mg, causing it to fade in accordance with the following equation:
When the sugar dissolves, increase the heat to medium-high (and don't stir the mixture).
As the atmosphere mixes with surface seawater, carbon dioxide dissolves into the ocean.
Now that I understand how this new process dissolves the metal chalcogenide, I'm confident that new solvents can be substituted," Mitzi said.
Keep stirring in one spoon at a time until no more salt dissolves (about 1 cup).
He and his colleagues discovered that it dissolves fabric dyes and finishing agents and changes the structure of clothing fibers.
Acusphere's HDDS technology works by encapsulating very small drug particles in a dry powder porous matrix that dissolves virtually immediately upon contact with water, leaving a suspension of drug microparticles to rapidly dissolve upon further dilution.
The harder one pushes, the faster the step dissolves," Dickinson notes.
Acusphere's technology works by encapsulating very small drug particles in a matrix, which upon contact with water, dissolves immediately leaving a suspension of the drug particles to rapidly dissolve upon further dilution.
Although some scientists had speculated tPA would prove a superior heart-attack treatment because it dissolves clots faster than streptokinase (SN: 12/12/87, p.
Based on its technologies, an active drug ingredient, which the company frequently taste-masks, is formulated into a new, orally disintegrating dosage form that dissolves quickly in the mouth without chewing or the need for water.
Any chemistry student can explain why table salt dissolves well in water but not so well in hexane, a nonpolar organic solvent.