a.1.Repulsive; driving back.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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This same effect was observed when were studied the UCST behavior of blends of polyetherimide with epoxy prepolymers of the type of diglycidyl ether of bisphenol A with different molecular weight [32], This indicates that there are only slight repulsory energetic interactions between the components and that the miscibility in these systems is due only by entropic effects.