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English definition of “dissolve”

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
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