Sentence Examples


  • The solubility in water is the lowest known, being, at 18.2°, only 0073 vols.
  • (formamide excepted) which are at first soluble in water, the solubility, however, decreasing as the carbon content of the molecule increases.
  • Thus the scenery of a limestone country depends on the solubility and permeability of the rocks, leading to the typical Karst-formations of caverns, swallowholes and underground stream courses, with the contingent phenomena of dry valleys and natural bridges.
  • As the atomic weight of the element increases, it is found that the solubility of the sulphates in water decreases.
  • In a scientific definition the compounds of fatty acids with basic metallic oxides, lime, magnesia, lead oxide, &c., should also be included under soap; but, as these compounds are insoluble in water, while the very essence of a soap in its industrial relations is solubility, it is better to speak of the insoluble compounds as " plasters, " limiting the name " soap " as the compounds of fatty acids with soda and potash.

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