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dissolve into

1. Of a solid substance, to change into or become integrated with a liquid. This medicine dissolves into milk so it's easy to give to children.
2. To transition or devolve into a more disorderly state. After only a few minutes, the meeting dissolved into chaos, with both sides shouting at each other.
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dissolve into (something)

1. To physically break down into a different state. Soon enough, the snowball in my hand dissolved into water.
2. To express one's emotions in a sudden outburst. The kids dissolved into laughter as soon as the clown started dancing.
3. To decline into tumult. Every family dinner seems to dissolve into an argument about politics.
4. In film, TV, or video editing, for an image to fade into another image. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "dissolve" and "into." And then that shot will dissolve into a shot of the beach outside the house.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

dissolve into something

1. . Lit. [for a substance to change from a solid state into another state; [for a substance] to melt or liquefy something. (Compare this with dissolve in something.) In a hot pan, the sugar dissolved into syrup.
2. Fig. [for someone] to begin suddenly to display laughter, tears, giggles, gales of laughter, etc. (See also dissolve in something.) The children dissolved into tears. The clown's appearance made the audience dissolve into laughter.
3. Fig. [for a film or television picture] to fade away into some other picture. The scene dissolved into a shot of the interior of the castle. At this point in thescript, dissolve to a face shot of Walter.
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dissolve something into something

to cause a film or television picture to fade away into some other picture. (See also dissolve into something {3}.) The director dissolved the picture into the next scene. At this point, the opening scene should be dissolved into a side shot of the exterior.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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