capable of being mixed: miscible ingredients.
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- mis·ci·bil·i·ty, noun
- un·mis·ci·ble, adjective
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How to use miscible in a sentence
Graham considered "colloidal silicic acid a liquid miscible with water in all proportions."The Elements of Qualitative Chemical Analysis, vol. 1, parts 1 and 2. | Julius Stieglitz
An emulsion of the oil which may be miscible with water, but from which the fat tends to separate and rise to the top.
It boils at 410 Fahr., and is miscible with alcohol and ether.
Soap combines better with water to render these unctuous products miscible, and readily removes them thoroughly from the skin.
In these two instances the component crystals are miscible in all proportions; but this is by no means always the case.
British Dictionary definitions for miscible
capable of mixing: alcohol is miscible with water
- miscibility, noun
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Scientific definitions for miscible
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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