Translation of soluble in Spanish:


soluble, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈsɒljʊb(ə)l//ˈsɑljəb(ə)l/


  • 1

    (of substance)
    soluble in sth soluble en algo
    • water-/fat-soluble vitamins vitaminas hidrosolubles/liposolubles
    • Rock weathering must have been very different in the early Precambrian because iron is soluble in such water and can easily be transported.
    • Oxygen is soluble in water and left no telltale wake.
    • Though carbon dioxide is more soluble in the pop at low temperature, why does it fizz more with the ice?
    • It is slightly soluble in water, alcohol, and a few other common liquids.
    • Formaldehyde is readily soluble in water, and is used to preserve biological specimens.
    • Gelatin is an example of a material that is readily soluble in hot water, but that gels upon cooling.
    • Many metals are more soluble in the low pH conditions induced by natural organic acids and root exudates.
    • The oil phase is composed of non-polar materials that are not soluble in water.
    • For example inorganic salts are generally soluble in water but not in organic solvents.
    • In freezing xylem, gas bubbles are formed because air is not soluble in ice.
    • This reaction makes a soap molecule that has one end soluble in water and the other soluble in fat or grease or oil.
    • The metal forms a complex in which each gold atom combines with four chloride ions; this complex is soluble in water.
    • This is because its pigments are soluble in water and may be changed or washed right out by rain.
    • Nitrates are extremely soluble in water and can move easily through soil into the drinking water supply.
    • This soap is not soluble in water and therefore becomes the releasing mechanism for the panels.
    • The respiratory gases exchange freely across the membrane, because oxygen and carbon dioxide are soluble in lipid.
    • Unlike silver nitrate, silver chloride is not soluble in water, but it seemed more promising.
    • 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.
    • It dissolves in and reacts with water to form calcium hydroxide and is soluble in acids and some organic solvents.
  • 2

    (problem/mystery) soluble
    it is not an easily soluble problem/question no es un problema/una cuestión de fácil solución
    • The teaching of science was built around simple, soluble, problems that could be dealt with using pencil and paper.
    • What Descartes saw was that many soluble scientific problems could seem insoluble because of the way they had been formulated.
    • Not all problems are soluble, not all risks can be hedged at acceptable cost.
    • The problem is easily soluble - get the oil hotter and the batter thinner.
    • By providing methods of determining which problems are soluble, Kleene's work led to the study of which functions can be computed.