[ mis-uh-buhl ]

adjectiveChemistry, Physics.
  1. capable of being mixed: miscible ingredients.

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Origin of miscible

1560–70; <Latin misc(ēre) to mix, mingle + -ible

Other words from miscible

  • mis·ci·bil·i·ty, noun
  • un·mis·ci·ble, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for miscible


/ (ˈmɪsɪbəl) /

  1. capable of mixing: alcohol is miscible with water

Origin of miscible

C16: from Medieval Latin miscibilis, from Latin miscēre to mix

Derived forms of miscible

  • miscibility, noun

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Scientific definitions for 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.

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