undissolved

adjective
un·​dis·​solved | \ ˌən-di-ˈzälvd How to pronounce undissolved (audio) , -ˈzȯlvd also -ˈzävd or -ˈzȯvd \

Definition of undissolved

: not dissolved undissolved sugar

Examples of undissolved in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "How to Clean Your Dishwasher," 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, "Marshmallow Ghost Brownies," 6 Sep. 2019 Cholesterol gallstones are usually made up of undissolved cholesterol that joins to form a stone, Dr. Staller says. Korin Miller, SELF, "14 Signs Your Stomach Pain Is Actually a Gallbladder Attack," 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, "Crossing the River No Name," 5 June 2017 And then there's that troublesome lump of undissolved sugar in the tea, namely, the question of whether Maggie Smith would be willing to return as the Dowager Countess. Kristi Turnquist | The Oregonian/oregonlive, OregonLive.com, "A 'Downton Abbey' movie? Holy tea and crumpets!," 12 May 2017

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First Known Use of undissolved

1535, in the meaning defined above

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“Undissolved.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undissolved. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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