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immiscible

 [ĭ-mis´ĭ-b'l]
not susceptible to being mixed.

im·mis·ci·ble

(i-mis'i-bĕl),
Incapable of mutual solution, for example, oil and water.
[L. im-misceo, to mix in (in + misceo)]

immiscible

/im·mis·ci·ble/ (ĭ-mis´ĭ-b'l) not susceptible to being mixed.

immiscible

[imis′əbəl]
Etymology: L, im + miscere, to mix
not capable of being mixed, such as oil and water. Compare miscible.

immiscible

non-dissolution of one medium in another, e.g. oil in water

immiscible

not susceptible to being mixed.
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Finite Element Modeling of Flow of Immiscible Fluids in Heterogeneous, Irregular Shaped Reservoirs Using a Self-adapting Mesh, University of Oklahoma.
Luckner L, van Genuchten MTh, Niesen DR (1989) A consistent set of parametric models for the two-phase flow of immiscible fluids in the subsurface.
Low surface tension, nonvolatile perfluorinated liquids, such as DuPont's Krytox, which are immiscible with both aqueous and hydrocarbon phases, were chosen as the lubricating liquid.
Production forecast was performed for different reservoir conditions under both miscible and immiscible conditions using the following criteria presented in (7) and in Table 1.
High recoveries have been noticed for pressure maintenance, immiscible displacement and miscible displacement projects where hydrocarbon gas has injected.
We start by recalling the theory of gravity segregation of immiscible fluids and then compare this theory with the outcome of published experiments on miscible liquids.
However, globules of high-density, immiscible sulfide liquid can also form in the early stages of magma differentiation.
Self stuff and body stuff were distinct and immiscible.
These compounds avoid problems caused by plasticizer volatilization or migration from using POEs that are immiscible with PVC; the development of proprietary chemistry allows the company to alloy them with PVC.
Simply pumping immiscible liquids through such nozzles creates a coaxial flow that's as wide across as the largest needle, Loscertales explains.
High concentrations of F and high field strength elements such as Zr, Y, Nb, and Sn may be the result of extreme fractionation of the granitic melt, or due to the strong partitioning of these elements into an immiscible hydrous silicate fluid that segregated from the Georgeville pluton during the later stages of crystallization.
In his state of nature, the two roles are immiscible.