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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 is no great genius without 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

He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no courage. Mysterious though it is, the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles.
Harry Emerson Fosdick

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

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
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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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