Definition of immiscibility in US English:



  • See immiscible

    • ‘The non-polar groups prefer to interact with each other, and exclude water from these regions, leading to immiscibility.’
    • ‘Next, note that unsaturated lipids are not necessary for micron-scale immiscibility in bilayer membranes.’
    • ‘Even if the proteins do cause immiscibility of fluid phases at 37°C, it seems unlikely that the effect explains their 10-fold acceleration of adsorption.’
    • ‘Two processes can lead to the concentration of valuable commodities: liquid immiscibility and fractional crystallization.’
    • ‘Familiar examples are the miscibility of alcohol and water and the immiscibility of oil and water, which can be explained by intermolecular interactions.’