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dissolve

 [dĭ-zolv´]
1. to cause a substance to pass into solution.
2. to pass into solution.

dis·solve

(di-zolv'),
To change or cause to change from a solid to a dispersed form by immersion in a fluid of suitable properties.
[L. dis-solvo, pp. -solutus, to loose asunder, to dissolve]

dis·solve

(di-zolv')
To change or cause to change from a solid to a dispersed form by immersion in a fluid of suitable properties.
[L. dis-solvo, pp. -solutus, to loose asunder, to dissolve]

dis·solve

(di-zolv')
To change or cause to change from a solid to a dispersed form by immersion in a fluid of suitable properties.
[L. dis-solvo, pp. -solutus, to loose asunder, to dissolve]
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This chemical mixture of water and cyanide dissolves the gold again, separating it from the other elements in the ore.
I'm unaware if Luckett's previous novels How Ya Livin' (2004) and Jasminium (2003) contained the same melange of sex and madness, but Dissolve certainly satisfies their quota.
Nevertheless, the general nature of how well the pellets dissolve follows a positive correlation with the flow rate of molten iron and proves that the Zr dissolution rate and recovery can be predicted.
with the talents of the combined companies plus the new people we will announce separately, I expect MonoSolRx to be an immediate player in the major pharma oral quick dissolve film drug delivery market.
Dissolving the house at any time (after that) would not be unusual,'' Koizumi said in response to reports that he told cabinet members Tuesday night he would not dissolve the house before the LDP presidency election.
If a corporation chooses to dissolve using taxes paid basis, it must pay all taxes and file all returns prior to receiving the certificate.
The Dow Chemical Company, Danbury, Conn., has reached an agreement with Archer Daniels Midland, Decatur, Ill., to dissolve the parties' World Ethanol joint venture effective December 31, 2002.
According to the Wellington, New Zealand ARMA chapter's Web site, the chapter voted in July to dissolve its chapter relationship with ARMA International and instead become a branch of the Records Management Association of Australia (RMAA).
Most powders require hot water to dissolve properly.
If a decision is made to dissolve an IC-DISC, such dissolution must be completed by the end of the current tax year, to avoid losing an entire year of EIE benefits in 2002.
They are water soluble, and they dissolve in under 30 seconds in water of any temperature.
In some applications, there are obvious advantages, such as dissolving rubber where there is an optimum granule size to give the fastest dissolve time with lowest solvent temperature.