Definition of Immiscible

1. Adjective. (chemistry, physics) incapable of mixing.

Exact synonyms: Non-miscible, Unmixable
Category relationships: Natural Philosophy, Physics
Similar to: Incompatible
Antonyms: Miscible



Definition of Immiscible

1. a. Not capable of being mixed or mingled.

Definition of Immiscible

1. Adjective. (physics) (''of two or more liquids'') that are not mutually soluble; unmixable ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Immiscible

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Immiscible

1. Incapable of mutual solution; e.g., oil and water. Origin: L. Im-misceo, to mix in (in + misceo) (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Immiscible

imminencies
imminency
imminent
imminently
imminentness
immingle
immingled
immingles
immingling
imminute
imminution
imminutions
immiscibilities
immiscibility
immiscible (current term)
immiserate
immiserated
immiserates
immiserating
immiseration
immiserization
immiserizations
immiserizing
immission
immissions
immit
immitance
immitigable
immitigably

Literary usage of Immiscible

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1. A Text-book of Organic Chemistry by Arnold Frederik Holleman (1910)
"Separation of Two immiscible Liquids. — For this purpose, a separating-funnel (Fig. 18) is employed: the method can be inferred from the drawing without ..."

2. Food Inspection and Analysis: For the Use of Public Analysts, Health by Albert Ernest Leach, Andrew Lincoln Winton (1913)
"MATHEWSON'S TABLE SHOWING PERCENTAGE OF COLOR IN THE WATER SOLUTION AFTER SHAKING WITH AN EQUAL VOLUME OF immiscible SOLVENT. SOLVENT: AMYL ALCOHOL. ..."

3. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen, Henry Leffmann (1898)
"In making a proximate analysis by means of immiscible solvents, much of the success in practice depends on the care and skill with which the manipulation is ..."

4. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen, Henry Leffmann, Joseph Merritt Matthews (1898)
"Employment of immiscible Solvents.—In mineral analysis this method finds but few ... In making a proximate analysis by means of immiscible solvents, ..."

5. Handbook of Pharmacy by Virgil Coblentz (1895)
"SEPARATION OP immiscible LIQUIDS. The pharmacist occasionally has to separate ... He has also occasion to separate immiscible volatile solvents (ether, ..."

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