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Definition of 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.
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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