Mixture



[miks-cher] /ˈmɪks tʃər/

noun
1.
a product of .
2.
any combination or blend of different elements, kinds, qualities, etc.:
a mixture of good and bad traits.
3.
Chemistry, Physics. an aggregate of two or more substances that are not chemically united and that exist in no fixed proportion to each other.
4.
a fabric woven of yarns combining various colors:
a heather mixture.
5.
the act of or the state of being .
6.
an added element or ingredient; admixture.
/ˈmɪkstʃə/
noun
1.
the act of mixing or state of being mixed
2.
something mixed; a result of mixing
3.
(chem) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together without any chemical bonding between them
4.
(pharmacol) a liquid medicine in which an insoluble compound is suspended in the liquid
5.
(music) an organ stop that controls several ranks of pipes sounding the upper notes in a harmonic series
6.
the mixture of petrol vapour and air in an internal-combustion engine
n.

early 15c., from Old French misture and directly from Latin mixtura “a mixing,” from mixtus (see mix (v.)).

mixture mix·ture (mĭks’chər)
n.

mixture
(mĭks’chər)
A composition of two or more substances that are not chemically combined with each other and are capable of being separated.

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