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incompatible

adj. 1) inconsistent. 2) unmatching. 3) unable to live together as husband and wife due to irreconcilable differences. In no-fault divorce states, if one of the spouses desires to end the marriage, that fact proves incompatibility, and a divorce (dissolution) will be granted even though the other spouse does not want a divorce. The term also has the general meaning that two people do not get along with each other. (See: incompatibility)

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In general, it has been established that in tasks with simultaneous presentations of targets and distractors, distractors linked to responses compatible with those to the target have a facilitating effect, and those linked with incompatible responses lead to interference.
For example, "High school teaching was eliminated from your list because it is incompatible with your preferences for a very high income, high flexibility in working hours, and short training."
But it remains the case that too many tax reports from companies today are still processed via fax or incompatible electronic networks.
Such extremely negative ontology might seem incompatible with the Essais's proclaimed project of understanding and portraying the self of its author.
Sun insisted that it is, arguing that since the injunction was lifted, Microsoft has engaged in false advertising, has failed to upgrade earlier versions of its Java Virtual Machines to make them compatible with the test suite, and has induced its licensees to distribute incompatible products.
As shown in a preceding paper (13), it was found from an electron microscope observation that the diameter of dispersed EHR particles for the incompatible i-PP/EHR33 (90/10) blend is about 0.1-0.5 [[micro]meter] and that for the i-PP/EHR33 (70/30) blend is about 0.3-3 [[micro]meter].
Census Bureau Director Prewitt has stated in sworn testimony that they are not incompatible processes.
As a medical student, I was taught that the condition known as anencephaly (an unformed brain) was "incompatible with life." There are volumes written describing the many conditions, diseases, and disorders that ultimately lead to death.
New Delhi [India], Jun 21 ( ANI ): In a major breakthrough in kidney transplant, a team of doctors has conducted an ABO incompatible kidney transplant on the youngest child in SAARC region.
But the SWA say they have a "strong view that minimum pricing is incompatible with EU law" and they are taking the appeal further.
But since Purisima refuses to take a leave of absence and could not be placed on preventive suspension until a case is filed at the Office of the Ombudsman, Santiago then said the President should consider appointing him as member of the National Police Commission or as assistant secretary of either the Department of Interior and Local Government or the Department of National Defense or to some other position which is "incompatible with his present office as PNP chief.