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immiscible

[ih-mis-uh-buh l] /ɪˈmɪs ə bəl/
adjective
1.
not miscible; incapable of being mixed.
Origin of immiscible
1665-1675
First recorded in 1665-75; im-2 + miscible
Related forms
immiscibility, noun
immiscibly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for immiscibility

immiscible

/ɪˈmɪsɪbəl/
adjective
1.
(of two or more liquids) incapable of being mixed to form a homogeneous substance: oil and water are immiscible
Derived Forms
immiscibility, noun
immiscibly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for immiscibility

immiscible

adj.

1670s, from im- + miscible.

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immiscibility in Medicine

immiscible im·mis·ci·ble (ĭ-mĭs'ə-bəl)
adj.
Incapable of being mixed or blended, as oil and water.


im·mis'ci·bil'i·ty n.
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immiscibility in Science
immiscible
  (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. Compare miscible.
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