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English definition of “immiscible”


adjective     /ɪˈmɪs.ə.bəl/ specialized
An immiscible liquid cannot be mixed with another liquid without separating from it: Oil is immiscible with/in water. → Compare miscibleChemistry - general wordsPhysical properties of solids, liquids and gases
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