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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·com·pat·i·ble /ˌɪnkəmˈpætəbəl/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·com·pat·i·ble /ˌɪnkəmˈpætəbəl/ 形容詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·com·pat·i·ble a.  [It was formerly sometimes written incompetible.]
 1. Not compatible; so differing as to be incapable of harmonious combination or coexistence; inconsistent in thought or being; irreconcilably disagreeing; as, persons of incompatible tempers; incompatible colors, desires, ambition.
    A strength and obduracy of character incompatible with his meek and innocent nature.   --Southey.
 2. Chem. Incapable of being together without mutual reaction or decomposition, as certain medicines.
 Incompatible terms Logic, terms which can not be combined in thought.
 Syn: -- Inconsistent; incongruous; dissimilar; irreconcilable; unsuitable; disagreeing; inharmonious; discordant; repugnant; contradictory. See Inconsistent.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·com·pat·i·ble n. Med. & Chem. An incompatible substance; esp., in pl., things which can not be placed or used together because of a change of chemical composition or of opposing medicinal qualities; as, the incompatibles of iron.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not compatible; "incompatible personalities"; "incompatible
             colors" [ant: compatible]
      2: used especially of drugs or muscles that counteract or
         neutralize each other's effect [syn: antagonistic] [ant:
      3: not suitable to your tastes or needs; "the uncongenial
         roommates were always fighting"; "the task was uncongenial
         to one sensitive to rebuffs" [syn: uncongenial] [ant: congenial]
      4: incapable of being used with or connected to other devices
         or components without modification [ant: compatible]
      5: of words so related that one contrasts with the other;
         "`rich' and `hard-up' are contrastive terms" [syn: contrastive]
      6: not easy to combine harmoniously [syn: ill-sorted, mismated,
      7: not compatible with other facts [syn: discrepant]
      8: not in keeping with what is correct or proper; "completely
         inappropriate behavior" [syn: inappropriate, out or
         keeping(p), unfitting]
      9: used especially of solids or solutions; incapable of
         blending into a stable homogeneous mixture