Definitions of mixture

  1. the act of mixing together; "paste made by a mix of flour and water"; "the mixing of sound channels in the recording studio" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. an event that combines things in a mixture; "a gradual mixture of cultures" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. The act of mixing, or the state of being mixed; as, made by a mixture of ingredients. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. An ingredient entering into a mixed mass; an additional ingredient. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A kind of liquid medicine made up of many ingredients; esp., as opposed to solution, a liquid preparation in which the solid ingredients are not completely dissolved. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A mass of two or more ingredients, the particles of which are separable, independent, and uncompounded with each other, no matter how thoroughly and finely commingled; -- contrasted with a compound; thus, gunpowder is a mechanical mixture of carbon, sulphur, and niter. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. That which results from mixing different ingredients together; a compound; as, to drink a mixture of molasses and water; - also, a medley. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. An organ stop, comprising from two to five ranges of pipes, used only in combination with the foundation and compound stops; - called also furniture stop. It consists of high harmonics, or overtones, of the ground tone. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. The state of being mingled; a compound formed by putting two or more things together. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. Act of mixing or state of being mixed: a mass or compound formed by mixing: (chem.) a composition in which the ingredients retain their properties. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Act of mixing; mingled mass. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. The act of mixing; something mixed. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. The act of mixing, or state of being mixed; a mixed mass, specially one in which each ingredient retains its property. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. Act of mixing; state of being mixed; a mass or compound formed by mixing two or more substances together; a liquid medicine formed of various ingredients. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for mixture

  1. Some one had told him that a mixture of snuff and beer had the property of sending people off to sleep. – Whistler Stories by Don C. Seitz
  2. It is in this little place that there was developed the remarkable mixture which is to play so vital a part in the successful construction of these everlasting homes for living millions. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin