Solubility
Solubility Sol`u*bil"i*ty, n. [Cf. F. solubilit['e].] 1. The quality, condition, or degree of being soluble or solvable; as, the solubility of a salt; the solubility of a problem or intricate difficulty. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) The tendency to separate readily into parts by spurious articulations, as the pods of tick trefoil. [1913 Webster]


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