immiscible


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im·mis·ci·ble

 (ĭ-mĭs′ə-bəl)
adj.
That cannot undergo mixing or blending: immiscible elements.

im·mis′ci·bil′i·ty n.
im·mis′ci·bly adv.

immiscible

(ɪˈmɪsɪbəl)
adj
(of two or more liquids) incapable of being mixed to form a homogeneous substance: oil and water are immiscible.
imˌmisciˈbility n
imˈmiscibly adv

im•mis•ci•ble

(ɪˈmɪs ə bəl)

adj.
not miscible; incapable of being mixed.
[1665–75]
im•mis`ci•bil′i•ty, n.
im•mis′ci•bly, adv.

im·mis·ci·ble

(ĭ-mĭs′ə-bəl)
Incapable of being mixed or blended together. Immiscible liquids that are shaken together eventually separate into layers. Oil and water are immiscible.

immiscible


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Describes substances which do not mix and form more than one phase when brought together.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.immiscible - (chemistry, physics) incapable of mixing
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
miscible, mixable - (chemistry, physics) capable of being mixed
Translations

immiscible

[ɪˈmɪsɪbəl] adj (frm) → immiscibile
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