Sentence Examples


  • The insoluble salts are rose-red or violet in colour.
  • It is insoluble in water, while its salts are readily soluble.
  • Certain substances, such as the precious metals, are quite insoluble in the bead, but float about in it.
  • 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.
  • It is almost insoluble in water, but mixes in all proportions with absolute alcohol, ether, benzene and various oils.