Definition of 'dissolve'
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Turn up the heat and let it bubble until the sugar has dissolved. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Place on a low heat and stir until the sugar dissolves. The Sun (2016)An increasing amount of research is showing that road salt doesn’t just dissolve into thin air. Smithsonian Mag (2017)The marriage was dissolved around the same time that Presley got divorced. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There's not enough time for a sugar lump to dissolve in an espresso. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Bring to the boil and cook for 10 minutes, stirring to dissolve the salt and sugar. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When the sugar has dissolved and the butter melted, bring to the boil and boil for 1 minute. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Without written agreement you may need to dissolve the partnership. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Use a spoon to slowly turn the mixture until the sugar has dissolved. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Then the marriage will be dissolved by the person who received the notice. Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)This was removed with a solvent suspended in a gel that gently dissolved the old varnish. Times, Sunday Times (2011)More female civil partnerships were dissolved last year than male. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Stir slowly until the butter has melted and sugar dissolved. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Stir over the heat until the salt has dissolved. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Stir in the sugar and heat until the sugar has dissolved. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Place on the heat and stir until the salt has dissolved. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Heat gently to dissolve the sugar in the lime juice. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Bring the stock to the boil in a large casserole dish and dissolve the stock cubes in it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Some dissolved in tears at the sight of him amid a welcome usually reserved only for rock stars. The Sun (2008)But the man with the fearsome reputation dissolved into tears when he learned his best friend had committed suicide. The Sun (2012)You need something that dissolves completely. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Add the rinsed and drained chickpeas, as well as the dissolved stock cube. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But as his marriage dissolved, his career flourished. The Sun (2016)A couple in a civil partnership can dissolve their union but not divorce. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The partnership dissolved soon afterwards. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The scene dissolves, or explodes in slow motion, with the actors spilling and twisting out across the stage. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
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Translations for 'dissolve'
British English: dissolve /dɪˈzɒlv/ VERB
If a substance dissolves in liquid, or if you dissolve a substance, it mixes with the liquid, becoming weaker until it finally disappears.
Heat until the sugar dissolves.
Dissolve the salt in boiled water.
- American English: dissolve
- Arabic: يُذيبُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: dissolver
- Chinese: 溶解
- Croatian: rastopiti
- Czech: rozpustit (se)
- Danish: opløse
- Dutch: oplossen solutie
- European Spanish: disolver
- Finnish: liuottaa
- French: dissoudre
- German: auflösen
- Greek: διαλύω
- Italian: sciogliere
- Japanese: 溶かす
- Korean: (...을) 녹이다
- Norwegian: oppløse
- Polish: rozłożyć
- European Portuguese: dissolver
- Romanian: a dizolva
- Russian: растворять
- Spanish: disolver
- Swedish: upplösa
- Thai: ละลาย
- Turkish: erimek
- Ukrainian: розчиняти
- Vietnamese: hòa tan
Definition of dissolve from the Collins English Dictionary
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