In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of substance)solublesoluble in sth — soluble en algo
- water-/fat-soluble vitamins — vitaminas hidrosolubles/liposolubles
- In freezing xylem, gas bubbles are formed because air is not soluble in ice.
- Formaldehyde is readily soluble in water, and is used to preserve biological specimens.
- This reaction makes a soap molecule that has one end soluble in water and the other soluble in fat or grease or oil.
- Oxygen is soluble in water and left no telltale wake.
- The metal forms a complex in which each gold atom combines with four chloride ions; this complex is soluble in water.
- Nitrates are extremely soluble in water and can move easily through soil into the drinking water supply.
- The oil phase is composed of non-polar materials that are not soluble in water.
- Unlike silver nitrate, silver chloride is not soluble in water, but it seemed more promising.
- It dissolves in and reacts with water to form calcium hydroxide and is soluble in acids and some organic solvents.
- Rock weathering must have been very different in the early Precambrian because iron is soluble in such water and can easily be transported.
- It is slightly soluble in water, alcohol, and a few other common liquids.
- The respiratory gases exchange freely across the membrane, because oxygen and carbon dioxide are soluble in lipid.
- Though carbon dioxide is more soluble in the pop at low temperature, why does it fizz more with the ice?
- Gelatin is an example of a material that is readily soluble in hot water, but that gels upon cooling.
- This is because its pigments are soluble in water and may be changed or washed right out by rain.
- Many metals are more soluble in the low pH conditions induced by natural organic acids and root exudates.
- This soap is not soluble in water and therefore becomes the releasing mechanism for the panels.
- For example inorganic salts are generally soluble in water but not in organic solvents.
- The amines are soluble in water and they are also weak bases when in solution.
- These proteins are readily soluble in dilute salt solution and have sedimentation coefficients of about 7.
2(problem/mystery) solubleit is not an easily soluble problem/question — no es un problema/una cuestión de fácil solución
- The problem is easily soluble - get the oil hotter and the batter thinner.
- What Descartes saw was that many soluble scientific problems could seem insoluble because of the way they had been formulated.
- The teaching of science was built around simple, soluble, problems that could be dealt with using pencil and paper.
- Not all problems are soluble, not all risks can be hedged at acceptable cost.
- By providing methods of determining which problems are soluble, Kleene's work led to the study of which functions can be computed.
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