miscible

Miscible is a fancy word for "mixable." You may have heard that oil and water are not very miscible substances, whereas seltzer and orange juice are miscible and delicious!

Miscible is a word used by chemists to explain why some liquids mix together well, while others do not. Miscible liquids form homogeneous solutions, which is another way of saying liquids that have a uniform nature. Liquids that are not miscible will not form a new liquid; instead, they will each rest separately in a container (like oil and water). Miscible can also refer to solids and gases, although such use of the word is rare.

Definitions of miscible
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adj (chemistry, physics) capable of being mixed

Synonyms:
mixable
compatible
capable of forming a homogeneous mixture that neither separates nor is altered by chemical interaction
Antonyms:
immiscible, non-miscible, unmixable
(chemistry, physics) incapable of mixing
incompatible
used especially of solids or solutions; incapable of blending into a stable homogeneous mixture
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