dissolved
dissolved dissolved adj. 1. changed from a solid to a liquid state by increase of temperature; melted. Opposite of {unmelted}.

Syn: liquefied, liquified, melted. [WordNet 1.5]

2. sundered by divorce, separation, or desertion; -- of social bonds and relations. [WordNet 1.5]

3. diffused into a liquid of differing chemical composition, forming a stable solution; -- said of chemical substances. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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