Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

miscible

[mis-uh-buh l]
adjective Chemistry, Physics.
  1. capable of being mixed: miscible ingredients.
Show More

Origin of miscible

1560–70; < Latin misc(ēre) to mix, mingle + -ible
Related formsmis·ci·bil·i·ty, nounun·mis·ci·ble, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for miscibility

Historical Examples

  • The formal separation into two groups is based on the miscibility relations at ordinary temperatures.

    The Phase Rule and Its Applications

    Alexander Findlay


British Dictionary definitions for miscibility

miscible

adjective
  1. capable of mixingalcohol is miscible with water
Show More
Derived Formsmiscibility, noun

Word Origin

C16: from Medieval Latin miscibilis, from Latin miscēre to mix
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for miscibility

miscible

adj.

1560s, from Medieval Latin miscibilis "mixable," from Latin miscere "to mix" (see mix (v.)).

Show More
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

miscibility in Medicine

miscible

(mĭsə-bəl)
adj.
  1. Capable of being and remaining mixed in all proportions. Used of liquids.
Show More
Related formsmis′ci•bili•ty n.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

miscibility in Science

miscible

[mĭsə-bəl]
  1. Relating to two or more substances, such as water and alcohol, that can be mixed together or can dissolve into one another in any proportion without separating. Compare immiscible.
Show More
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.