immiscibility

immiscible

[ih-mis-uh-buhl]
adjective
not miscible; incapable of being mixed.

Origin:
1665–75; im-2 + miscible

immiscibility, noun
immiscibly, adverb
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immiscible (ɪˈmɪsɪbəl)
 
adj
(of two or more liquids) incapable of being mixed to form a homogeneous substance: oil and water are immiscible
 
immisci'bility
 
n
 
im'miscibly
 
adv

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immiscible im·mis·ci·ble (ĭ-mĭs'ə-bəl)
adj.
Incapable of being mixed or blended, as oil and water.


im·mis'ci·bil'i·ty n.
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immiscible   (ĭ-mĭs'ə-bəl)  Pronunciation Key 
Incapable of being mixed or blended together. Immiscible liquids that are shaken together eventually separate into layers. Oil and water are immiscible. Compare miscible.
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