Mixed Mixed, a. Formed by mixing; united; mingled; blended. See {Mix}, v. t. & i. [1913 Webster]

{Mixed action} (Law), a suit combining the properties of a real and a personal action.

{Mixed angle}, a mixtilineal angle.

{Mixed fabric}, a textile fabric composed of two or more kinds of fiber, as a poplin.

{Mixed marriage}, a marriage between persons of different races or religions; specifically, one between a Roman Catholic and a Protestant.

{Mixed number}, a whole number and a fraction taken together.

{Mixed train}, a railway train containing both passenger and freight cars.

{Mixed voices} (Mus.), voices of both males and females united in the same performance. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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