cause to lose control emotionally;
"The news dissolved her into tears"
bring the association of to an end or cause to break up;
"The decree officially dissolved the marriage"
"the judge dissolved the tobacco company"
come to an end;
"Their marriage dissolved"
"The tobacco monopoly broke up"
"The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections"
cause to fade away;
"dissolve a shot or a picture"
become or cause to become soft or liquid;
"The sun melted the ice"
"the ice thawed"
"the ice cream melted"
"The heat melted the wax"
"The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase"
"dethaw the meat"
pass into a solution;
"The sugar quickly dissolved in the coffee"
stop functioning or cohering as a unit;
"The political wing of the party dissolved after much internal fighting"
cause to go into a solution;
"The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water"
lose control emotionally;
"She dissolved into tears when she heard that she had lost all her savings in the pyramid scheme"
(film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next; the next scene is gradually superimposed as the former scene fades out
"The sound faded out"
drugs that dissolve blood clots can help people survive heart attacks.
dissolve the sugar in the coffee by stirring it.
all of these will dissolve into nothingness.
this will take time and patience and it will take longer for the sugar to dissolve each time.
but they don「t know exactly what goes into that neuron to store the memory, or how to dissolve that synaptic connection if you want to forget something.
if the honey is impure, it will dissolve in the water- the most common additive to honey is syrup of jaggery, which dissolves.
a brisk walk in the fresh air can lift your mood and dissolve a winter depression.
what sets costa rica apart is its remarkable decision in 1949 to dissolve its armed forces and invest instead in education.
the idea that any substance which can dissolve teeth must therefore damage our teeth if we drink it is nonsensical.
dissolve the salt in the warm water.
lenny still could not dissolve the nagging lump of tension in his chest.
they say that later this summer he might dissolve parliament and call a snap election, aiming to campaign on a pledge to abandon nuclear power.
andersson said his laboratory experiments show that bermuda」s corals, which are now in good shape, would begin to dissolve if the current level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere doubled.
in an urban landscape called 「mortlake terrace」 the intensity of the sunlight seems to dissolve the river wall.
if coca-cola can dissolve a tooth overnight, imagine what it must be doing to your teeth, not to mention your stomach and digestive tract!
in a quart pitcher, dissolve the sugar and salt in the hot water.
the researchers start off by drying their coffee grounds overnight and then pour in some common chemical solvents, such as hexane, ether and dichloromethane, to dissolve the oils.
for such applications it may even be possible to engineer circuits and components that dissolve once they have done their work.
both salt and sugar dissolve easily in water.
chicken soup also contains cold-fighting compounds that help dissolve mucus in the lungs and suppress inflammation.
the resistance would dissolve in places wherever we would attack.
chocolate develops an unsightly sugar bloom - that white film is a result of condensation, which makes the sugar dissolve and recrystalise.
he lingered over the chocolate cake, letting each forkful slowly dissolve in his mouth.
the water will become so acidic it will actually dissolve the shells of living shellfish.
as president, he can dissolve parliament on a whim.
deet works well as a solvent and can dissolve certain plastics, spandex, leather, and works as a nail polish remover.
kaifu threatened to dissolve the parliament and call an election.
as president, mr. musharraf can dissolve parliament - which some observers have suggested he may do if parliament moves against him.
the king agreed to dissolve the present commission.
smile can dissolve apathy and pass warmth.
since these carbonates dissolve in acid, the persistence of these mounds indicates that water perhaps less acidic and more favorable for life might have once flowed across mars.
the perchlorates in the mud then sucked moisture out of the air until there was enough water for them to dissolve (a process known as deliquescence).
whether be heated or not, this substance will not dissolve in water.
warm the sugar slightly first to make it dissolve quicker.
the acids dissolve the uranium, and various other things, leaching them from the ash.