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[mis-uh-buh l] /ˈmɪs ə bəl/
adjective, Chemistry, Physics.
capable of being mixed:
miscible ingredients.
1560-70; < Latin misc(ēre) to mix, mingle + -ible
Related forms
miscibility, noun
unmiscible, adjective Unabridged
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Examples for miscibility
  • The slow drying process and miscibility of oil facilitates a realistic style.
British Dictionary definitions for miscibility


capable of mixing alcohol is miscible with water
Derived Forms
miscibility, noun
Word Origin
C16: from Medieval Latin miscibilis, from Latin miscēre to mix
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Word Origin and History for miscibility
1570, from M.L. miscibilis "mixable," from L. miscere "to mix" (see mix).
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miscibility in Medicine

miscible mis·ci·ble (mĭs'ə-bəl)
Capable of being and remaining mixed in all proportions. Used of liquids.

mis'ci·bil'i·ty n.
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miscibility in Science
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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