One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Able to be resolved.
- ‘In case of a conflict which is not automatically resoluble, a resolution arbitration mechanism should be established.’
- ‘It is resoluble without medical intervention.’
- ‘Complexities of politics and dogma take root well beneath the surface of what had seemed to be a simple, resoluble situation.’
Early 17th century: from French résoluble or late Latin resolubilis, based on Latin solvere ‘release, loosen’.
Able to dissolve or be dissolved again.‘the resoluble nature of the paint’
- ‘Unlike its fossil counterpart, soft resin is resoluble, therefore causing the same concerns as any resoluble resin when used as an ingredient in painting medium.’
- ‘It is completely re-soluble on addition of water and forms a clear solution sufficiently stable for a parenteral administration.’
- ‘Re-soluble binders are what enable painters to lift the dried watercolors or gouaches from the painting or re-wet and use dried colors on the palette.’
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