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(of two things) So opposed in character as to be incapable of existing together,
  1. (of two things) So opposed in character as to be incapable of existing together
    • - cleverness and femininity were seen as incompatible
  2. (of two people) Unable to live together harmoniously

  3. (of one thing or person) Not consistent or able to coexist with (another)
    • - long hours are simply incompatible with family life
  4. (of equipment, machinery, computer programs, etc.) Not capable of being used in combination
    • - all four prototype camcorders used special tapes and were incompatible with one another

  1. not compatible; "incompatible personalities"; "incompatible colors"
  2. antagonistic: used especially of drugs or muscles that counteract or neutralize each other's effect
  3. uncongenial: not suitable to your tastes or needs; "the uncongenial roommates were always fighting"; "the task was uncongenial to one sensitive to rebuffs"
  4. incapable of being used with or connected to other devices or components without modification
  5. contrastive: of words so related that one contrasts with the other; "`rich' and `hard-up' are contrastive terms"
  6. ill-sorted: not easy to combine harmoniously
  7. discrepant: not compatible with other facts
  8. inappropriate: not in keeping with what is correct or proper; "completely inappropriate behavior"
  9. Of two things: impossible to coexist; not congruous because of differences; irreconcilable; disagreeing
  10. (Incompatibility) Descriptive of two or more materials which are not suitable to be used together.
  11. (Incompatibility) The inability of a HUSBAND AND WIFE to cohabit in a marital relationship.
  12. (INCOMPATIBILITY) coatings or components which cannot be mixed. Usually results in the separation of solid particles, cloudiness or turbidity.
  13. (Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid)) Strong oxidizing agents, strong acids
  14. (Incompatibility) Inability to mix two powders without getting a different surface appearance, such as gloss reduction or craters.
  15. (Incompatibility) The destruction of red blood cells that results from the combination of two blood types
  16. (incompatibility) 1. Selectively-restricted mating competence, which limits fertilization, such as lack of proper functions by otherwise normal pollen grains or certain pistils, a condition that may be caused by a variety of factors.
  17. (incompatibility) A state of incongruity in goals, values, or expectations between two or more individuals.
  18. (incompatibility) Unsuitability for combination, often due to antagonistic action.
  19. of mating types, strains, etc., not cross-fertile. cf. compatible.
  20. (adj) opposed in nature, not able to live or work together
  21. Software which does not normally work in a similar fashion to other competing applications
  22. no similarity between the donor's and recipient's blood type or kidneys
  23. an element which "prefers" to be in the liquid state; last to crystallize out of a melt; e.g., most of the REEs are incompatible
  24. The term applied to two substances to indicate that one material cannot be mixed with the other without the possibility of a dangerous reaction.
  25. Incapable of being mixed or used simultaneously without undergoing chemical or physical changes or producing undesirable effects (RCN, 2003).