Sentence Examples


  • They can be distinguished by their insolubility in cupramfnonia, which dissolves cellulose, and by their behaviour towards stains, some of which stain pectic substances but not cellulose.
  • As an antiseptic salicylic acid is somewhat less powerful than carbolic acid, but its insolubility renders it unsuitable for general use.
  • Its insolubility is much the same as keratin.
  • Metastannic acid is distinguished from orthostannic acid by its insolubility in nitric and sulphuric acids.
  • A characteristic difference between guncotton and collodion cotton is the insolubility of the former in ether or alcohol or a mixture of these liquids.