re·​dis·​solve (ˌ)rē-di-ˈzälv How to pronounce redissolve (audio)
 also  -ˈzäv,
 or  -ˈzȯv
redissolved; redissolving; redissolves

transitive + intransitive

: to dissolve (something) again
redissolved the sugar from the evaporated solution
a precipitate that easily redissolves

Examples of redissolve in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Immerse the jar in hot water (around 120 degrees) for a few minutes, and the solid glucose crystals will redissolve, taking the honey back to its original state. Helen Czerski, WSJ, 27 Jan. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1605, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of redissolve was in 1605

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“Redissolve.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition


re·​dis·​solve ˌrē-diz-ˈälv, -ˈȯlv How to pronounce redissolve (audio)
redissolved; redissolving

transitive verb

: to cause to dissolve again

intransitive verb

: to dissolve again
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