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Of or relating to two or more fluid substances that are capable of being mixed in all proportions under given conditions.

[Late Latin cōnsolūtus, dissolved together : Latin com-, together; see com- + Latin solūtus, past participle of solvere, to loosen, dissolve; see leu- in Indo-European roots.]


1. (Chemistry) (of two or more liquids) mutually soluble in all proportions
2. (Chemistry) (of a substance) soluble in each of two conjugate liquids
3. (Chemistry) of or concerned with the particular state in which two partially miscible liquids become totally miscible
[C20: from Late Latin consolūtus, from Latin con- together + solvere to dissolve]
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Kaatze, "Critical fluctuations and noncritical relaxations of the nitrobenzene-isooctane system near its consolute point," Chemical Physics Letters, vol.
Cerankowski, "Preparation of films exhibiting a balanced temperature dependence to permeation by aqueous solutions--a study of lower consolute behavior," Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Chemistry Edition, vol.