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incompatible

1. Med (esp of two drugs or two types of blood) incapable of being combined or used together; antagonistic
2. Logic (of two propositions) unable to be both true at the same time
3. of plants
a. not capable of forming successful grafts
b. incapable of fertilizing each other
4. Maths another word for inconsistent
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In contract, the juridical meaning of delivery is simply that the promisor has not acted incompatibly with the promisee's protected interest.
(124.) The Environmental Law Clinic at the University of Texas School of Law is assisting a community in which many septic systems are failing due to improper installation, insufficient surface area for the drain field, and an incompatibly high water table.
Note that some elements behave incompatibly in some magmas but compatibly in others.
In the free society, there will of course be policemen, prosecuting attorneys, and professors, but not ones who act incompatibly with the libertarian strictures of non-aggression.
They claim Det Con David Ridley acted incompatibly with their son's right to life and the family's right to respect for private and family life.
The structuralist theory of development attributed inflation to nonmonetary factors such as competition among groups for incompatibly large shares of national income.
These different worlds are not integrated into each other, and to some extent they stand incompatibly side-by-side.
has acted incompatibly with its duties under the SCM Agreement, these actions prima facie nullified or impaired benefits accruing to the EC pursuant to Article 3.8 of the Dispute Settlement Understanding.
However, when the president acts incompatibly with the express or implied will of Congress, his authority is at its "lowest ebb, for then he can rely only upon his own constitutional powers minus any constitutional powers of Congress over the matter." Id.
People may also project onto others their own unattainable (incompatibly positive) aspects rather than acknowledge them, threatening a poor self-image.
In his Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, Medill claimed that the incompatibly weaker Indian character prevented the Indian from assimilating into the superior white race.