verb (used with object), mixed or mixt, mixing.
to combine (substances, elements, things, etc.) into one mass, collection, or assemblage, generally with a thorough blending of the constituents.
to put together indiscriminately or confusedly (often followed by up).
to combine, unite, or join:
to mix business and pleasure.
to add as an element or ingredient:
Mix some salt into the flour.
to form or make by combining ingredients:
to mix a cake; to mix mortar.
to combine (two or more separate recordings or microphone signals) to make a single recording or composite signal.
verb (used without object), mixed or mixt, mixing.
to become mixed:
a paint that mixes easily with water.
to associate or mingle, as in company:
to mix with the other guests at a party.
to be crossbred, or of mixed breeding.
Boxing. to exchange blows vigorously and aggressively:
The crowd jeered as the fighters clinched, refusing to mix.
an act or instance of mixing.
the result of mixing; :
cement mix; an odd mix of gaiety and sadness.
a commercially prepared blend of ingredients to which usually only a liquid must be added to make up the total of ingredients necessary or obtain the desired consistency:
a cake mix; muffin mix.
Music. music or songs selected and recorded as a mixtape:
the ultimate one-hour workout mix; a mix of Christmas songs; a DJ mix.
the proportion of ingredients in a ; formula:
a mix of two to one.
Informal. a mess or muddle; mix-up.
Music. an electronic blending of tracks or sounds made to produce a recording.
mix down, to mix the tracks of an existing recording to make a new recording with fewer tracks:
the four-track tape was mixed down to stereo.
mix it up, Slang.
Also, mix it.
Thomas Edwin (“Tom”) 1880–1940, U.S. film actor in westerns.
(transitive) to combine or blend (ingredients, liquids, objects, etc) together into one mass
(intransitive) to become or have the capacity to become combined, joined, etc: some chemicals do not mix
(transitive) to form (something) by combining two or more constituents: to mix cement
(transitive; often foll by in or into) to add as an additional part or element (to a mass or compound): to mix flour into a batter
(transitive) to do at the same time; combine: to mix study and pleasure
(transitive) to consume (drinks or foods) in close succession
to come or cause to come into association socially: Pauline has never mixed well
(intransitive) often foll by with. to go together; complement
(transitive) to crossbreed (differing strains of plants or breeds of livestock), esp more or less at random
(transitive) (electronics) to combine (two or more signals)
(transitive) to merge (two lengths of film) so that the effect is imperceptible
(informal) mix it
the act or an instance of mixing
the result of mixing; mixture
a mixture of ingredients, esp one commercially prepared for making a cake, bread, etc
(music) the sound obtained by mixing
(building trades, civil engineering) the proportions of cement, sand, and aggregate in mortar, plaster, or concrete
(informal) a state of confusion, bewilderment
1530s, back-formation from Middle English myxte (early 15c.) “composed of more than one element, of mixed nature,” from Anglo-French mixte, from Latin mixtus, past participle of miscere “to mix, mingle, blend; fraternize with; throw into confusion,” from PIE *meik- “to mix” (cf. Sanskrit misrah “mixed,” Greek misgein, mignynai “to mix, mix up, mingle; to join, bring together; join (battle); make acquainted with,” Old Church Slavonic mešo, mesiti “to mix,” Russian meshat, Lithuanian maišau “to mix, mingle,” Welsh mysgu). Also borrowed in Old English as miscian. Related: Mixed; mixing.
1580s, “act of mixing,” from mix (v.).
(often the mix) A mixture; combination of components; medley: most important element in an auto maker’s marketing mix/ I enjoy what callers bring into the mix (1959+)
To fight; mix it: Them last two babies mixed many times a month (1921+)
Knuth’s hypothetical machine, used in The Art of Computer Programming v.1, Donald Knuth, A-W 1969.
[miks] /mɪks/ verb (used with object), mixed or mixt, mixing. 1. to combine (substances, elements, things, etc.) into one mass, collection, or assemblage, generally with a thorough blending of the constituents. 2. to put together indiscriminately or confusedly (often followed by up). 3. to combine, unite, or join: to mix business and pleasure. 4. to […]
MIX Assembly Language. The assembly language for Donald Knuth’s hypothetical MIX machine. (1995-01-05)
[miks-uh n-mach] /ˈmɪks ənˈmætʃ/ adjective 1. made up of complementary elements taken from different sets or sources: a mix-and-match approach to interior decoration. verb (used with or without object) 2. to combine in a harmonious or interesting way, as articles of clothing in an ensemble. adjective, noun put together or coordinated according to taste, combining […]
- Mix communications
(MIX) Providers of Internet access and presentation services for businesses and individuals in the Milwaukee, WI, USA metropolitan area. MIX started providing Internet access services to the Milwaukee area in 1990. It was the first business in Milwaukee to provide Internet access services to the public. MIX Communications is owned and operated by Dean Roth. […]