Mixer
Mixer Mix"er, n. 1. One who, or that which, mixes. [1913 Webster]

2. A person who has social intercourse with others of many sorts; a person viewed as to his casual sociability; -- commonly used with some characterizing adjective; as, a good mixer; a bad mixer. [Colloq. or Slang, U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. a social gathering, game, or dance organized to provide an opportunity for people to meet each other; as, on the first night of the conference they had a wine-and-cheese mixer. [PJC]

4. a nonalcoholic beverage (such as fruit juice, club soda or ginger ale) added to an alcoholic beverage to produce a mixed drink. [PJC]

5. any device used for mixing. [PJC]

6. an electronic device for blending or manipulating sounds from different sources to produce a composite soundtrack, for an audio recording, video recording, or a movie. [PJC]

7. The technician who operates a {mixer[6]}. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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