Share this entry

Share this page

immiscible

División en sílabas: im·mis·ci·ble
Pronunciación: /i(m)ˈmisəbəl
 
/

Definición de immiscible en inglés:

adjetivo

(Of liquids) not forming a homogeneous mixture when added together: water is immiscible with suntan oil
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They are immiscible with many organic solvents, particularly linear hydrocarbons and alicyclics like cyclopentane, so can be combined either with water or with an organic solvent to form a two-phase system.
  • Oil and water are immiscible liquids, but a temporary emulsion may be formed by a brisk shaking of the liquids.
  • We searched for immiscible liquid phases in monolayers of two different ternary lipid mixtures.

Origen

late 17th century: from late Latin immiscibilis, from in- 'not' + miscibilis (see miscible).

Derivados

immiscibility

1
Pronunciación: /-ˌmisəˈbilitē/
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Familiar examples are the miscibility of alcohol and water and the immiscibility of oil and water, which can be explained by intermolecular interactions.
  • The non-polar groups prefer to interact with each other, and exclude water from these regions, leading to immiscibility.
  • Two processes can lead to the concentration of valuable commodities: liquid immiscibility and fractional crystallization.

immiscibly

2
adverbio

Definición de immiscible en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día Noel
Pronunciación: nəʊˈɛl
noun
Christmas…