Sentence Examples


  • It is soluble in water and is very poisonous.
  • It is easily soluble in hot nitric acid.
  • The glycols are somewhat thick liquids, of high boiling point, the pinacones only being crystalline solids; they are readily soluble in water and alcohol, but are insoluble in ether.
  • It will not dissolve in water as gums do, but it is soluble in alcohol, as resin usually is.
  • It is decomposed by heat into the oxide and water, and is soluble in ammonia but not in excess of dilute potassium hydroxide; this latter property serves to distinguish it from zinc hydroxide.