n.1.The act of dissolving, sundering, or separating into component parts; separation.
2.Change from a solid to a fluid state; solution by heat or moisture; liquefaction; melting.
3.Change of form by chemical agency; decomposition; resolution.
The dissolution of the compound.
- South.
4.The dispersion of an assembly by terminating its sessions; the breaking up of a partnership.
Dissolution is the civil death of Parliament.
- Blackstone.
5.The extinction of life in the human body; separation of the soul from the body; death.
We expected
Immediate dissolution.
- Milton.
6.The state of being dissolved, or of undergoing liquefaction.
A man of continual dissolution and thaw.
- Shak.
7.The new product formed by dissolving a body; a solution.
8.Destruction of anything by the separation of its parts; ruin.
To make a present dissolution of the world.
- Hooker.
9.Corruption of morals; dissipation; dissoluteness.
Noun1.dissolution - the process of going into solution; "the dissolving of salt in water"
Synonyms: dissolving
2.dissolution - separation into component parts
Synonyms: disintegration
3.dissolution - dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure
4.dissolution - the termination of a meeting
Synonyms: adjournment
5.Dissolutiondissolution - the termination of a relationship
Synonyms: breakup

DISSOLUTION, contracts. The dissolution of a contract, is the annulling its effects between the contracting parties.
     2. This dissolution of a partnership, is the putting an end to the partnership. Its dissolution does not affect contracts made between the. partners and others; so that they are entitled to all their rights, and they are liable on their obligations, as if the partnership had not been dissolved. Vide article Partnership and 3 Kent, Com. 27 Dane's Ab. h.t.; Gow on Partn. Index, h.t.; Wats. on Partn. h.t.; Bouv. Inst. Index, h.t.

DISSOLUTION, practice. The act of rendering a legal proceeding null, or changing its character; as, a foreign attachment in Pennsylvania is: dissolved by entering bail to the action. Injunctions are dissolved by the court.

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