water-soluble

adjective
soluble in water
Similar to: ↑soluble

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\\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ adjective
: soluble in water

water-soluble vitamin B

— compare spirit-soluble

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/waw"teuhr sol'yeuh beuhl, wot"euhr-/, adj.
capable of dissolving in water.
[1920-25]

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waˈter-soluble adjective
Soluble in water
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Main Entry:water

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water-soluble UK US adjective
a water-soluble substance dissolves in water (=becomes part of the water that you put it into)
Thesaurus: words used to describe properties of substanceshyponym

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • water-soluble — [wôt′ərsäl΄yə bəl] adj. that can be dissolved in water …   English World dictionary

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  • water-soluble — adjective a water soluble substance becomes part of a liquid when mixed with water …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • water-soluble — /ˈwɔtə sɒljəbəl/ (say wawtuh solyuhbuhl) adjective able to dissolve in water: water soluble vitamins B and C …   Australian English dictionary

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