solubility

Use the noun solubility to refer to how easily something dissolves in water or another liquid. Salt has high solubility, easily dissolving in water, while oil has low solubility in water, and sand is not at all soluble in water.

Solubility is also a synonym for solvability, or how easy or difficult a particular problem is to solve. The solubility of your math homework is pretty much a sure thing. The solubility of some of the planet's more thorny issues — racism, climate change, the perfect ratio of chocolate to milk in hot cocoa — is less certain.

Primary Meanings of solubility

1.
n
the quality of being soluble and easily dissolved in liquid
2.
n
the property (of a problem or difficulty) that makes it possible to solve
Full Definitions of solubility
1

n the quality of being soluble and easily dissolved in liquid

Antonyms:
insolubility
the quality of being insoluble and difficult to dissolve in liquid
Type of:
quality
an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

n the quantity of a particular substance that can dissolve in a particular solvent (yielding a saturated solution)

Type of:
definite quantity
a specific measure of amount
2

n the property (of a problem or difficulty) that makes it possible to solve

Synonyms:
solvability
Antonyms:
insolubility, unsolvability
the property (of a problem or difficulty) that makes it impossible to solve
Type of:
property
a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class

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