Mixed number
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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  • mixed number — n. a number consisting of a whole number and a fraction, as 32/ 3 …   English World dictionary

  • mixed number — noun : a number that is composed of an integer and a proper fraction and is their sum 5 2/3 is a mixed number * * * ˌmixed ˈnumber 7 [mixed number] noun (mathematics) a number consisting of a whole number and a ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • mixed number — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms mixed number : singular mixed number plural mixed numbers maths a number made up of a whole number and a fraction, for example 5½ …   English dictionary

  • mixed number — mixed′ num′ber n. a number consisting of a whole number and a fraction or decimal, as 4½ or 4.5 • Etymology: 1535–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • mixed number — number which contains both an integer and a fraction …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mixed number — Arith. a number consisting of a whole number and a fraction or decimal, as 41/2 or 4.5. [1535 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • mixed number — /mɪkst ˈnʌmbə/ (say mikst numbuh) noun a number consisting of a whole number and a fraction, as 4½ …   Australian English dictionary

  • mixed number — noun Date: 1542 a number (as 5 2/3) composed of an integer and a fraction …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mixed number — noun a number consisting of an integer and a proper fraction …   English new terms dictionary

  • Mixed number — Смешанная дробь …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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