Incompatible vs Separated - What's the difference?

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Incompatible is a related term of separated.


As adjectives the difference between incompatible and separated

is that incompatible is of two things: that cannot coexist; not congruous because of differences; irreconcilable; disagreeing while separated is detached; not connected or joined; two or more things stand apart.

As a noun incompatible

is (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.

As a verb separated is

(separate).

incompatible

English

Adjective

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

    * compatible

    Derived terms

    * incompatibly * incompatibility

    See also

    * incombinable * uncombinable * ununifiable * antagonistic * antipodal * contrastive

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (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
    ----

    separated

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • detached; not connected or joined; two or more things stand apart.
  • (of spouses) estranged; living apart but not divorced.
  • Usage notes

    When used in cooking to describe eggs in which the yolk and white have been disjoined from each other, it is more commonly used in the appositive form (two eggs, separated'') than in the usual position for an English adjective (''two separated eggs ).

    Antonyms

    * combined * unified * united

    Verb

    (head)
  • (separate)
  • Anagrams

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