Origin of immiscible
Related formsim·mis·ci·bil·i·ty, nounim·mis·ci·bly, adverb
First recorded in 1665–75; im-2
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Derived Formsimmiscibility, nounimmiscibly, adverb
(of two or more liquids) incapable of being mixed to form a homogeneous substanceoil and water are immiscible
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Related formsim•mis′ci•bil′i•ty n.
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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