- not miscible; incapable of being mixed.
Origin of immiscible
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- (of two or more liquids) incapable of being mixed to form a homogeneous substanceoil and water are immiscible
Word Origin and History for immiscibility
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- Incapable of being mixed or blended, as oil and water.
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- 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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