dissolved, past participle; dissolved, past tense; dissolves, 3rd person singular present; dissolving, present participle;
(of a solid) Become incorporated into a liquid so as to form a solution
glucose dissolves easily in water
Cause (a solid) to become incorporated into a liquid in this way
dissolve a bouillon cube in a pint of hot water
(of something abstract, esp. a feeling) Disappear
my courage dissolved
Deteriorate or degenerate
the community policy could dissolve into chaos
Subside uncontrollably into (an expression of strong feelings)
she suddenly dissolved into floods of tears
(in a movie) Change gradually to (a different scene or picture)
dissolve to side view, looking down the street
Close down or dismiss (an assembly or official body)
the country's president can dissolve parliament under certain circumstances
Annul or put an end to (a partnership or marriage)
it only takes 28 days to dissolve a domestic partnership
(in a movie) An act or instance of moving gradually from one picture to another
(film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next; the next scene is gradually superimposed as the former scene fades out
become weaker; "The sound faded out"
cause to go into a solution; "The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water"
come to an end; "Their marriage dissolved"; "The tobacco monopoly broke up"
disband: stop functioning or cohering as a unit; "The political wing of the party dissolved after much internal fighting"
cause to lose control emotionally; "The news dissolved her into tears"
In film editing, a dissolve is a gradual transition from one image to another. In film, this effect is created by controlled double exposure from frame to frame; transitioning from the end of one clip to the beginning of another.
(Dissolution (chemistry)) Dissolution is the process by which a solid or liquid forms a solution in a solvent. In solids this can be explained as the breakdown of the crystal lattice into individual ions, atoms or molecules and their transport into the solvent. ...
(Dissolution (law)) In law, dissolution has multiple meanings.
(Dissolution (Sansom novel)) Dissolution is a crime novel by British author C. J. Sansom. It is Sansom's first published novel, released in 2003, and the first in the Matthew Shardlake series. ...
A film punctuation in which there is a gradual transition from one scene to the next; To terminate a union of multiple members actively, as by disbanding; To destroy, make disappear; To liquify, melt into a fluid; To be melted, changed into a fluid; (transitive) To disintegrate chemically ...
(dissolved) that has been disintegrated in a solvent
(Dissolved) Corporation that has filed Articles of Dissolution or was Administratively Dissolved prior to 12/2004.
(Dissolved) For a Maryland entity, it voluntarily ended its existence. For a foreign entity it voluntarily ended its registration.
(Dissolved) Natural gas in solution in crude oil in the reservoir.
(Dissolved) Termination of an annual session of the General Court (the day preceding the first Wednesday in January).
(dissolved) The end of the legal existence of a corporation by shareholder vote, acquisition, or order of a state attorney general.
(dissolution) The bringing to an end of a Parliament, either at the conclusion of its five-year term or by proclamation of the President. It is followed by a general election.
(Dissolution) When a partnership firm ceases operations and its assets are disposed of.
(Dissolution) A process that legally breaks up a company that no longer wishes to trade. In order to start the dissolution process the company must have ceased trading for 3 months.
(Dissolution) Failure of an adoption after finalization, through a decision of the adoptive parents or the courts. The child leaves the adoptive home and returns to foster care or goes to another adoptive parent. Also, "failed adoption".
(DISSOLUTION) the legal end of a marriage.
(Dissolution) The House of Assembly is dissolved by the Lieutenant Governor at the request of the Premier. Dissolution ends the current session and Assembly and results in a general election.
(Dissolution) The legal termination of a civil partnership. The equivalent for married couples is “divorce”.
(Dissolution) The winding up of a company by way of compulsory liquidation or voluntary liquidation.