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immiscible

[ ih-mis-uh-buhl ]
/ ɪˈmɪs ə bəl /
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adjective
not miscible; incapable of being mixed.

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Origin of immiscible

First recorded in 1665–75; im-2 + miscible

OTHER WORDS FROM immiscible

im·mis·ci·bil·i·ty, nounim·mis·ci·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for immiscible

immiscible
/ (ɪˈmɪsɪbəl) /

adjective
(of two or more liquids) incapable of being mixed to form a homogeneous substanceoil and water are immiscible

Derived forms of immiscible

immiscibility, nounimmiscibly, adverb
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Scientific definitions for immiscible

immiscible
[ ĭ-mĭsə-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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