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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Chemistry
water-solubleˈwater-ˌsoluble adjective  HCLIQUIDa water-soluble substance is solid but becomes liquid when mixed with water
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water-solubleMore than 50% of oat bran fibre is water-soluble compared to eight percent of what bran fibre.When watercolour is combined with gouache, or with the new water-soluble drawing media, the results can be quite striking.Banks says that the use of water-soluble lubricants offers some relief for the problem of vaginal dryness.Vitamins: Both fat and water-soluble vitamins are essential to fish health.The water-soluble vitamins, B and C are particularly at risk and levels can fall even further if food is kept hot.
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