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insoluble

in sol yuh buhl

  • a  (of a substance) incapable of being dissolved
  • a  admitting of no solution or explanation
    an insoluble doubt
  • s  without hope of solution
    an insoluble problem

  • The difficulties seem insoluble: the man has to be separated from the history that made him and the history that he made.
  • But even ardent Jeffersonians admit that the man was an insoluble puzzle.
  • Aside from a persistent, insoluble public relations problem--certain elements in the community despise him--he is a model of the entrepreneurial spirit that we like to believe made .
News & Articles

  • 'Creation' explains how science reinvents life
    Adam Rutherford discusses evolution and delves into the political and cultural fallout of synthetic biology. Spider webs combine a strength and elasticity unmatched by anything we humans can make. They don't trigger much of an immune response in us and are "insoluble in water, two facts that the classical Greeks exploited when they used cobwebs to patch bleeding wounds," notes science writer ...
    June 23, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
  • Research and Markets: Dietary Fiber Market, by Product Type & Application - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2017 - Report
    DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wnczn6/dietary_fiber) has announced the addition of the "Dietary Fiber Market, by Product Type (Conventional/Novel & Soluble/Insoluble) & Application (Food & Pharmaceuticals) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2017" report to their offering. This report estimates the market size of the global dietary fiber ...
    June 20, 2013 - Business Wire
Quotes

  • John Howard in Sydney Morning Herald
    This is a difficult issue,Mr Howard told Southern Cross Broadcasting in Perth. "It's not an insurmountable problem, it's not an insoluble one, I'm sure we can work our way through it but it will take time. I respect the sensitivity of...
  • Lee Iacocca in Daily News & Analysis
    Here's what Lee told his troops: "We are continuously faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems."

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