Usage examples for soluble

  1. But proteins are rarely water soluble. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  2. About half of the ash is soluble. – Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value by Harry Snyder
  3. In other words we must make plant food available by practical methods of liberation, by converting it from insoluble compounds into soluble and usable forms; for plant food must be in solution before the plant can take it from the soil. – The Farm That Won't Wear Out by Cyril G. Hopkins
  4. Concerning the " C" we know only that it is like the " B," water- soluble and we know somewhat of its properties, but nothing of its chemical nature. – The Vitamine Manual by Walter H. Eddy
  5. On the contrary, M. E. de Beaumont has judiciously observed that we ought to find in veins those substances which, being least soluble, are not discharged by hot springs- or that class of simple and compound bodies which the thermal waters ascending from below would first precipitate on the walls of a fissure, as soon as their temperature began slightly to diminish. – The Student's Elements of Geology by Sir Charles Lyell
  6. All problems were to him soluble with the sword; and Alexander, when he cut the Gordian knot, must have appeared to him wiser, as he was surely more admirable, than either Plato or Socrates. – Essays on Scandinavian Literature by Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
  7. By all these means the waste is slowly washed to and fro, and as it is thus ground finer and finer and its soluble parts are more and more dissolved, it drifts farther and farther out from land. – The Elements of Geology by William Harmon Norton
  8. Second, butter can contain very high levels of fat- soluble vitamins, but doesn't have to. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  9. Soluble or insoluble, the topic of a revelation from above, or of a scientific inquiry, or of a philosophy, or of a haphazard series of efforts to better your condition, this problem, if it once comes to hold your attention, will make of you a religious inquirer. – The Sources Of Religious Insight by Josiah Royce