soluble

Definition: Capable of being dissolved, as in a fluid

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The Portrait of a Lady - By Henry James
...It had been for himself so very soluble a problem to live in England assimilated yet unconverted that it seemed to him equally simple his lawful heir should after his death carry on the gray old bank in the white American light ....
The Mysterious Island - By Jules Verne, Newell Convers Wyeth
...This obtained, the engineer treated the fat with soda, which gave both a soluble soap and that neutral substance glycerine ....
My Literary Passions, Criticism and Fiction - By William Dean Howells
...With him the problems are all soluble by the enlightened and regenerate will; there is no baffling Fate, but a helping God ....
The Right of Way - By Gilbert Parker
...With a kind ot instinct as to the course he must henceforth pursue, Charley replied simply, dropping his eyeglass as he met that clear, soluble look of the priest-such a well of simplicity he had never before seen ....
Their Mutual Child - By Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
...But the heat of the day kept him unpleasantly soluble, and dismay, that perspiration of the soul, refused to be absorbed by the pocket-handkerchief of philosophy ....
Three Men and a Maid - By P. G. Wodehouse
...tage and mopping with a large handkerchief a scarlet face, which, as the result of climbing three flights of stairs, had become slightly soluble ....
A Tangled Tale - By Lewis Carroll, Arthur Burdett Frost
...It is, however, easily soluble by Arithmetic only; and, when this is the case, I hold that it is bad workmanship to use the more complex method ....
Among the Forces - By Henry White Warren
...There are other minerals besides salt in the beds in the mountains, and, being soluble in water, they also come down the tiny railroad with musical laughter ....
Selections from Poe - By Edgar Allan Poe, J. Montgomery Gambrill
...you that ciphers of this nature are readily soluble, and to give you some insight into the rationale of their development ....
The Short-Story - By William Patterson Atkinson
...I have said enough to convince you that ciphers of this nature are readily soluble, and to give you some insight into the rationale of their development ....
The Vertical City - By Fannie Hurst, Harper & Brothers
...The one thing that perturbed Alma almost more than anything else, as the dreaded cravings grew, with each siege her mother becoming more brutish and more given to profanity, was where she obtained the soluble tablets ....
The Treasure of Peyre Gaillard - By John Bennett
...The coloring matter was but imperfectly soluble; the residue remains as a deposit on the surface of the paper, from which it may be removed by scraping with a sharp-edged tool ....