incompatible

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EtymologyEdit

French incompatible.

AdjectiveEdit

incompatible ‎(comparative more incompatible, superlative most incompatible)

  1. Of two things: that cannot coexist; not congruous because of differences; irreconcilable; disagreeing.
  2. (chemistry) Incapable of being together without mutual reaction or decomposition, as certain medicines.

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NounEdit

incompatible ‎(plural incompatibles)

  1. (medicine, chemistry, chiefly in the plural) An incompatible substance; one of a group of things that cannot be placed or used together because of a change of chemical composition or opposing medicinal qualities.
    the incompatibles of iron
  2. (philosophy) A consequent of a contrary.
    • Boethius's In Ciceronis Topica, translated by Eleonore Stump
      Incompatibles are consequents of contraries. For example, sleeping and waking are contraries, and snoring is associated with sleepers. So snoring and waking are incompatibles.

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AdjectiveEdit

incompatible m, f ‎(plural incompatibles)

  1. Incompatible.

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AdjectiveEdit

incompatible m, f ‎(plural incompatibles)

  1. incompatible
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