Dissolvable Dis*solv"a*ble, a. [From {Dissolve}, cf. {Dissoluble}.] Capable of being dissolved, or separated into component parts; capable of being liquefied; soluble. -- {Dis*solv"a*ble*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

Though everything which is compacted be in its own nature dissolvable. --Cudworth. [1913 Webster]

Such things as are not dissolvable by the moisture of the tongue. --Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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