immiscible

[ ih-mis-uh-buh l ]
/ ɪˈmɪs ə bəl /

adjective

not miscible; incapable of being mixed.

Origin of immiscible

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

Related forms

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

immiscibility, nounimmiscibly, adverb
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Medicine definitions for immiscible

immiscible

[ ĭ-mĭsə-bəl ]

adj.

Incapable of being mixed or blended, as oil and water.

Related forms

im•mis′ci•bili•ty n.
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Science 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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