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Mixture meaning

mixture - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. a collection containing a variety of sorts of things; " a great assortment of cars was on display"; " he had a variety of disorders"; " a veritable smorgasbord of religions"
  2. 2. The act of mixing, or the state of being mixed; as, made by a mixture of ingredients.
  3. 3. An ingredient entering into a mixed mass; an additional ingredient.
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. 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.
  6. 6. That which results from mixing different ingredients together; a compound; as, to drink a mixture of molasses and water; - also, a medley.
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. Act of mixing; mingled mass.

mixture - examples of usage

  1. He felt a mixture of disgust and pity at the figure cut by human beings when they try to carry out, in practice, what they have the power to conceive. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. The mixture should be applied once or twice a week with a brush. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  3. If an appropriate glass vessel for making the test is not at hand, take a little of the mixture between the fingers, then dip the fingers under water and try to rub off the tar. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
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