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English definition of “dissolve”


verb [I or T] (BE ABSORBED)    /dɪˈzɒlv/ US  /-ˈzɑːlv/
C2 (of a solid ) to be absorbed by a liquid , especially when mixed , or (of a liquid ) to absorb a solid : Dissolve two spoons of powder in warm water . Nitric acid will dissolve most animal tissue .Physical and chemical processes
(Definition of dissolve verb (BE ABSORBED) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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