Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Mixture

Mixture

  1. The act of mixing, or the state of being mixed; as, made by a mixture of ingredients.
  2. That which results from mixing different ingredients together; a compound; as, to drink a mixture of molasses and water; -- also, a medley.
  3. An ingredient entering into a mixed mass; an additional ingredient.
  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. 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. 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.

Mixture Quotations

There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.
Aristotle

What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
Margaret Thatcher

The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment; but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.
John F. Kennedy

No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
Aristotle

The Bible is one of the greatest blessings bestowed by God on the children of men. It has God for its author; salvation for its end, and truth without any mixture for its matter. It is all pure.
John Locke
More "Mixture" Quotations

Mixture Translations

mixture in Afrikaans is mengsel
mixture in Danish is blanding
mixture in Dutch is mengelmoes, mengsel, mengeling
mixture in Italian is mistura
mixture in Portuguese is mistura
mixture in Spanish is mezcla
mixture in Swedish is blandning

Share with your Friends

Everyone likes a good quote - don't forget to share.
  Mobile Site | Privacy | Terms |
Copyright © 2001 - 2014 BrainyQuote®
BookRags Media Network