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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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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. . 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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8% concentrations of Palmolive[R] (47937), and 100% concentration of the cleaners except Dawn Power Dissolver which, due to its viscosity, was tested at 50% concentration.
Dounreay's fast reactor reprocessing plant was built with two dissolvers - the main shielded dissolver for irradiated fuel and the "residue recovery plant" for unirradiated fuel.
Nessas abordagens vinculadas a possibilidade de um saber definitivo e sistematizavel, que pudesse dissolver as incertezas e as incongruencias acumuladas em pelo menos dois milenios de reflexao sobre a tarefa tradutoria, leva-se as ultimas consequencias o desejo de procurar legitimacao para o conhecimento e a reflexao numa suposta assepsia vinculada a uma concepcao de ciencia que, apesar de sua alegada objetividade e isencao, acaba por representar interesses de autonomia e dominio que certamente transcendem o interesse declarado em investigar os mecanismos da traducao.
3 kilograms of uranium in each procedure to prevent a criticality accident, but the amount to be put into the dissolver is controlled manually and by observing the concentration of uranium as the solution is prepared, they said.
The plant, which will close in six years, is getting a new dissolver, which extracts plutonium and uranium from spent nuclear fuel.
Tyrock screens: large insolubles are screened from the dissolver liquor
The dissolver rejects the problem, repudiates the questioner's set-up, and undermines the motivation for the inquiry" (p.
Mixed together, the dissolver and "dissolvee" (solvent and solute) form a solution.
Velvet and silk weavings from Italy, as well as medieval church vestments (presumably collected by Sir William Cavendish in his role as dissolver of monasteries) were in Bess's collection.
When Ron Fullerton drove his pickup and trailer up the Alaska Highway in 1971, he arrived in Anchorage with a 15-horsepower dissolver used to mix paint .
They are loaded into a simple dissolver attached to your water source, as shown above, or attached just before your filter.
Tenders are invited for Fabrication and installation of SS piping in Dissolver and contactor cells for modification of sampling system, U- Loop, air supply to sampling stations (B80), Fume hoods located at Demonstration Fuel Reprocessing Plant (DFRP), IGCAR EMD value : INR 12500 Opening date : 22 Dec 2017
For processing or manufacturing foam where a large amount of air is incorporated into the paint, either the shaker or dissolver test methods are implemented (see Experimental section).
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