undissolved

adjective

un·​dis·​solved ˌən-di-ˈzälvd How to pronounce undissolved (audio)
-ˈzȯlvd,
 also  -ˈzävd,
 or  -ˈzȯvd
: not dissolved
undissolved sugar

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Give the dispensers a once-over too to remove any debris or traces of undissolved detergent. Lynn Redmile, Good Housekeeping, 20 Dec. 2022 This is something that Ruckledge came to understand when, six months after his fox eye procedure, his body rejected his undissolved threads. Beth Ashley, refinery29.com, 8 July 2022 Any undissolved sugar will absorb water and your meringue may collapse or weep. Robin Miller, The Arizona Republic, 17 June 2022 Good, there’s no chance the granulated sugar will remain undissolved, and therefore will sweeten your cream just as well as powdered. Bon Appétit, 6 Dec. 2021 Use a clean cloth dampened with diluted white vinegar (one part vinegar/two parts water) to wipe clean the four inside corners of the dishwasher; sticky gunk and undissolved detergent tends to collect there. Joseph Truini, Popular Mechanics, 5 July 2020 When water comes to a boil, stop stirring, and wash down sides of the pan with a wet pastry brush to remove any undissolved sugar and prevent crystals from forming. Tara Bench, Country Living, 6 Sep. 2019 Cholesterol gallstones are usually made up of undissolved cholesterol that joins to form a stone, Dr. Staller says. Korin Miller, SELF, 11 Dec. 2017 Then the Holy Spirit that had infused that twist of undissolved fertilizer on the surface of the river vanished. Will Mackin, The New Yorker, 5 June 2017 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1535, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of undissolved was in 1535

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“Undissolved.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undissolved. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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