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Definition 1: the act of mixing together - [noun denoting act]

Samples where mixture or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • paste made by a mix of flour and water
  • the mixing of sound channels in the recording studio

Synonyms for mixture in the sense of this definition

(mixture is a kind of ...) the act of combining things to form a new whole

Definition 2: an event that combines things in a mixture - [noun denoting event]

Samples where mixture or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a gradual mixture of cultures

Synonyms for mixture in the sense of this definition

(mixture is a kind of ...) an occurrence that results in things being united

(... is a kind of mixture ) an occurrence of an unusual mixture

"it suddenly spewed out a thick green concoction"

(... is a kind of mixture ) an occurrence of thorough mixing

Definition 3: any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients - [noun denoting food]

Samples where mixture or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he volunteered to taste her latest concoction
  • he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade

Synonyms for mixture in the sense of this definition

(mixture is a kind of ...) a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food

(... is a kind of mixture ) spiced mixture of chopped raisins and apples and other ingredients with or without meat

(... is a kind of mixture ) a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables

(... is a kind of mixture ) a mixture of fat and flour heated and used as a basis for sauces

(... is a kind of mixture ) a liquid or semiliquid mixture, as of flour, eggs, and milk, used in cooking

(... is a kind of mixture ) a flour mixture stiff enough to knead or roll

(... is a kind of mixture ) a commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients

(... is a kind of mixture ) a food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc.

Definition 4: a collection containing a variety of sorts of things - [noun denoting group]

Samples where mixture or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a great assortment of cars was on display
  • he had a variety of disorders
  • a veritable smorgasbord of religions

Synonyms for mixture in the sense of this definition

(mixture is a kind of ...) several things grouped together or considered as a whole

(... is a kind of mixture ) an assortment of miscellaneous items

(... is a kind of mixture ) a fearsome mixture

"a witches' brew of gangsters and terrorists" "mixing dope and alcohol creates a witches' brew"

(... is a kind of mixture ) a variety of different things or activities

"he answered a range of questions" "he was impressed by the range and diversity of the collection"

(... is a kind of mixture ) an assortment of things from which a choice can be made

"the store carried a large selection of shoes"

(... is a kind of mixture ) a motley assortment of things

(... is a kind of mixture ) a confusing assortment

"Roosevelt created an alphabet soup of federal agencies"

(... is a kind of mixture ) an assortment of various samples

"a candy sampler" "a sampler of French poets"

Definition 5: (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding) - [noun denoting substance]

(mixture is a kind of ...) the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists

"DNA is the substance of our genes"

(... is a kind of mixture ) a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings

(... is a kind of mixture ) a semisolid mixture of hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum; used in medicinal ointments and for lubrication

(... is a kind of mixture ) a mixture of oxygen and acetylene; used to create high temperatures for cutting or welding metals

(... is a kind of mixture ) a mixture of sulfides that forms when sulfide metal ores are smelted

(... is a kind of mixture ) a mixture in which substances occur in distinct layers

(... is a kind of mixture ) a gummy orange mixture of uranium oxides and silicates occurring naturally in the hydration and oxidation of pitchblende

(... is a kind of mixture ) a mixture used by Byzantine Greeks that was often shot at adversaries; catches fire when wetted

(... is a kind of mixture ) a mixture of substances (usually salt and ice) to obtain a temperature below the freezing point of water

(... is a kind of mixture ) a mixture in which fine particles are suspended in a fluid where they are supported by buoyancy

(... is a kind of mixture ) a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution

"he used a solution of peroxide and water"

(... is a kind of mixture ) a mixture of substances having a minimum melting point

(... is a kind of mixture ) a mixture whose components can be separated by mechanical means

(... is a kind of mixture ) a mixture of ingredients

(... is a kind of mixture ) a mixture with properties between those of a solution and fine suspension

(... is a kind of mixture ) a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten

"brass is an alloy of zinc and copper"

(... is a kind of mixture ) a mixture of sodium and calcium hydroxides; absorbs liquids and gases

(mixture belongs to category ...) the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions

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