dissolution (law), in law, means to end a legal entity or agreement such as a marriage (see divorce), adoption, or corporation
dissolution, or solvation, in chemistry, the process of dissolving a solid substance into a solvent to yield a solution.
dissolution of parliament, in politics, the dismissal of a legislature so that fresh elections can be held, sometimes ahead of schedule
Dissolution of the Monasteries, in British history, the formal process during the English Reformation by which Henry VIII confiscated the property of the monastic institutions in England, Wales and Ireland between 1538 and 1541
Dissolution (novel), a 2002 fantasy novel by Richard Lee Byers
Dissolution (C. J. Sansom novel), 2003 novel
dissolve (film), in film and video editing, a transition between scenes