solubilize

solubilize

[sol-yuh-buh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), solubilized, solubilizing. Chemistry.
to make soluble, or to increase solubility.
Also, especially British, solubilise.


Origin:
1925–30; soluble + -ize, with -i- inserted as in solubility

solubilization, noun
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solubilize or solubilise (ˈsɒljʊbɪˌlaɪz)
 
vb
to make or become soluble, as in the addition of detergents to fats to make them dissolve in water
 
solubilise or solubilise
 
vb

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solubilize sol·u·bi·lize (sŏl'yə-bə-līz')
v. sol·u·bi·lized, sol·u·bi·liz·ing, sol·u·bi·liz·es
To make substances such as fats soluble in water by the action of a detergent or similar agent.

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