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mixture

 
Noun mixture has 5 senses
  1. mixture - (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)
    --1 is a kind of
    substance, matter
    --1 has particulars:
     alloy, metal; colloid; composition; mechanical mixture; eutectic; solution; suspension; freezing mixture; Greek fire; gummite; lamellar mixture; matte; oxyacetylene; petrolatum, petroleum jelly, mineral jelly; plaster; soda lime
    Derived form: verb mix1
  2. concoction, mixture, intermixture - any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients; "he volunteered to taste her latest concoction"; "he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade"
    --2 is a kind of foodstuff, food product
    --2 has particulars:
     mincemeat; stuffing, dressing; roux; batter; dough; mix, premix; filling
    Derived form: verb mix1
  3. assortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motley - a collection containing a variety of sorts of things; "a great assortment of cars was on display"; "he had a variety of disorders"; "a veritable smorgasbord of religions"
    --3 is a kind of collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage
    --3 has particulars:
     grab bag; witches' brew, witches' broth, witch's brew; range; selection; odds and ends, oddments, melange, farrago, ragbag, hodgepodge, mishmash, mingle-mangle, hotchpotch, omnium-gatherum; alphabet soup; sampler
    Derived form: verb mix1
  4. mix, mixture - an event that combines things in a mixture; "a gradual mixture of cultures"
    --4 is a kind of combining, combine
    --4 has particulars: concoction; blend
    Derived forms: verb mix3, verb mix5
  5. mix, commixture, admixture, mixture, intermixture, mixing - the act of mixing together; "paste made by a mix of flour and water"; "the mixing of sound channels in the recording studio"
    --5 is a kind of combination, combining, compounding
    Derived forms: verb mix3, verb mix5, verb mix1
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