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Resolvable   Listen

Capable of being solved.  Synonym: solvable.
Capable of being settled or resolved.  "A resolvable quarrel"

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"Resolvable" Quotes from Famous Books

... lines, of which we have treated above, there are a large number, both active and extinct, which appear to be disposed in groups, or sporadically distributed, over various portions of the earth's surface. I say appear to be, because this sporadic distribution may really be resolvable (at least in some cases) into linear distribution for short distances. Thus the Neapolitan Group, which might at first sight seem to be arranged round Vesuvius as a centre, really resolves itself into a line of active ...
— Volcanoes: Past and Present • Edward Hull

... as we find in the man such also we find in the dog; they analyse the brain and spinal cord and they find that the nomenclature which fits, the one answers for the other. They carry their microscopic inquiries in the case of the dog as far as they can, and they find that his body is resolvable into the same elements as those of the man. Moreover, they trace back the dog's and the man's development, and they find that, at a certain stage of their existence, the two creatures are not distinguishable ...
— Science & Education • Thomas H. Huxley

Words linked to "Resolvable" :   reconcilable, soluble, solvable

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