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noun as in fermentation

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Yet his ubiquity symbolizes the dissolving of more barriers between gay and straight.

Dissolving middle schools, such as sending pre-teen students directly to high school, is going to take a large-scale effort.

It is about losing your dreams, not achieving them, life shrinking, hope diminishing, aspiration dissolving.

At that point Karsh resumed the session—with Mandela now and then dissolving into laughter and pointing.

No sense of whether “Asian values” (a dubious Singaporean construct) will survive the all-dissolving powers of capitalism.

Heavy and continued rain diminishes the quantity of carbonic acid, by dissolving and carrying it down into the soil.

A portion of the acid so obtained was further purified by dissolving in absolute alcohol and pouring into absolute ether.

This was confirmed by dissolving the lead chloride in hot water and precipitating as lead sulphide.

In the other vessel, copper is dissolving and the concentration of cupric-ion is increasing.

This blue is distinguished from smalt by dissolving in acetic acid.


On this page you'll find 233 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dissolving, such as: abandonment, abolition, annulment, dissolution, elimination, and repeal.

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