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Definition of "miscible" [mis•ci•ble]

  • Chemistry That can be mixed in all proportions. Used of liquids. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "miscible" in a sentence
  • "A water molecule consists of one atom of Oxygen and two of Hydrogen but is also very miscible, that is it mixes well with many other substances, and considered a virtual universal solvent in the amount of substances water can be mixed with to form one homogeneous solution."
  • "Several preparations of petroleum known as the miscible oils are sometimes used."
  • "I didn't recognize the word "miscible" when I saw it in the first paragraph, though I figured it out further down."