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Wordnet 3.0


1. (of solid matter) reduced to a liquid form;
- Example: "add the dissolved gelatin"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

damaged \damaged\ (d[a^]m"[asl]jd), adj. 1. changed so as to reduce value, function, or other desirable trait; -- usually not used of persons. Opposite of undamaged. [Narrower terms: battered, beat-up, beaten-up, bedraggled, broken-down, dilapidated, ramshackle, tumble-down, unsound; bent, crumpled, dented; blasted, rent, ripped, torn; broken-backed; burned-out(prenominal), burned out(predicate), burnt-out(prenominal), burnt out(predicate); burst, ruptured; corroded; cracked, crackled, crazed; defaced, marred; hurt, weakened; knocked-out(prenominal), knocked out; mangled, mutilated; peeling; scraped, scratched; storm-beaten] Also See blemished, broken, damaged, destroyed, impaired, injured, unsound. [WordNet 1.5] 2. Rendered imperfect by impairing the integrity of some part, or by breaking. Opposite of unbroken. [Narrower terms: busted; chipped; cracked; crumbled, fragmented; crushed, ground; dissolved; fractured; shattered, smashed, splintered; split; unkept, violated] Also See: damaged, imperfect, injured, unsound. Syn: broken. [WordNet 1.5] 3. being unjustly brought into disrepute; as, her damaged reputation. Syn: discredited. [WordNet 1.5] 4. made to appear imperfect; -- especially of reputation; as, the senator's seriously damaged reputation. Syn: besmirched, flyblown, spotted, stained, sullied, tainted, tarnished. [WordNet 1.5]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dissolve \Dis*solve"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dissolved; p. pr. & vb. n. Dissolving.] [L. dissolvere, dissolutum; dis- + solvere to loose, free. See Solve, and cf. Dissolute.] 1. To separate into competent parts; to disorganize; to break up; hence, to bring to an end by separating the parts, sundering a relation, etc.; to terminate; to destroy; to deprive of force; as, to dissolve a partnership; to dissolve Parliament. [1913 Webster] Lest his ungoverned rage dissolve the life. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To break the continuity of; to disconnect; to disunite; to sunder; to loosen; to undo; to separate. [1913 Webster] Nothing can dissolve us. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Down fell the duke, his joints dissolved asunder. --Fairfax. [1913 Webster] For one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another. --The Declaration of Independence. [1913 Webster] 3. To convert into a liquid by means of heat, moisture, etc.,; to melt; to liquefy; to soften. [1913 Webster] As if the world were all dissolved to tears. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. To solve; to clear up; to resolve. "Dissolved the mystery." --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] Make interpretations and dissolve doubts. --Dan. v. 16. [1913 Webster] 5. To relax by pleasure; to make powerless. [1913 Webster] Angels dissolved in hallelujahs lie. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 6. (Law) To annul; to rescind; to discharge or release; as, to dissolve an injunction. Syn: See Adjourn. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

dissolved \dissolved\ adj. 1. changed from a solid to a liquid state by increase of temperature; melted. Opposite of unmelted. Syn: liquefied, liquified, melted. [WordNet 1.5] 2. sundered by divorce, separation, or desertion; -- of social bonds and relations. [WordNet 1.5] 3. diffused into a liquid of differing chemical composition, forming a stable solution; -- said of chemical substances. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

dissolved adj 1: (of solid matter) reduced to a liquid form; "add the dissolved gelatin"