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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's almost no food that isn't genetically modified. Genetic modification is the basis of all evolution. Things change because our planet is subjected to a lot of radiation, which causes DNA damage, which gets repaired, but results in mutations, which create a ready mixture of plants that people can choose from to improve agriculture.
Nina Fedoroff

Both Iraq and Syria are a fissile mixture of ethnicities and religions thrown together after Versailles by departing French and British imperialists and only kept together by Baathist tyranny and violence.
Michael Ignatieff

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

Figure skating is a mixture of art and sport.
Katarina Witt

The law is an adroit mixture of customs that are beneficial to society, and could be followed even if no law existed, and others that are of advantage to a ruling minority, but harmful to the masses of men, and can be enforced on them only by terror.
Peter Kropotkin
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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
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