[ mis-uh-buh l ]
/ ˈmɪs ə bəl /
adjective Chemistry, Physics.
capable of being mixed: miscible ingredients.
Words nearby miscible
Origin of miscible
1560–70; < Latin misc(ēre) to mix, mingle + -ible
OTHER WORDS FROM misciblemis·ci·bil·i·ty, nounun·mis·ci·ble, adjective
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Examples from the Web for miscibility
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
/ (ˈmɪsɪbəl) /
capable of mixingalcohol is miscible with water
Derived forms of misciblemiscibility, noun
Word Origin for miscible
C16: from Medieval Latin miscibilis, from Latin miscēre to mix
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Medical definitions for miscibility
[ mĭs′ə-bəl ]
Capable of being and remaining mixed in all proportions. Used of liquids.
Other words from misciblemis′ci•bil′i•ty n.
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Scientific definitions for miscibility
[ mĭs′ə-bəl ]
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.
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