[ mis-uh-buhl ]
/ ˈmɪs ə bəl /

adjective Chemistry, Physics.

capable of being mixed: miscible ingredients.

Origin of miscible

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


mis·ci·bil·i·ty, nounun·mis·ci·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for miscible

/ (ˈmɪsɪbəl) /


capable of mixingalcohol is miscible with water

Derived forms of miscible

miscibility, noun

Word Origin for miscible

C16: from Medieval Latin miscibilis, from Latin miscēre to mix
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Medical definitions for miscible

[ mĭsə-bəl ]


Capable of being and remaining mixed in all proportions. Used of liquids.

Other words from miscible

mis′ci•bili•ty n.
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Scientific definitions for miscible

[ mĭsə-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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