Mixer



[mik-ser] /ˈmɪk sər/

noun
1.
a person or thing that .
2.
a person, with reference to sociability:
She’s a good mixer to have at a large party.
3.
a kitchen utensil or an electrical appliance having one or more beaters and used in , beating, or blending foods.
4.
Also, mix. a beverage, as ginger ale, fruit juice, or soda water that can be combined with liquor to produce a , especially a highball.
5.
Audio. an electronic device for blending, fading, substitution, etc., of sounds from various sources, as from microphones or separately recorded soundtracks, for broadcast or recording.
6.
Radio and Television, Recording. a technician who operates a mixer in a studio.
7.
the person responsible for the original recording of a movie soundtrack.
Compare .
8.
a social event, as a party or dance, where people can meet informally.
9.
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10.
Metallurgy. a container for blending and storing molten pig iron from several blast furnaces.
/ˈmɪksə/
noun
1.
a person or thing that mixes
2.
(informal)

3.
a kitchen appliance, usually electrical, used for mixing foods, etc
4.
a drink such as ginger ale, fruit juice, etc, used in preparing cocktails
5.
(electronics) a device in which two or more input signals are combined to give a single output signal
6.
short for sound mixer, vision mixer
n.

1610s, “worker who mixes,” agent noun from mix (v.). As a type of machine, from 1876. Meaning “troublemaker” attested by 1938; sense of “social gathering to mingle and get acquainted” dates from 1916.

noun

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cement mixer

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