mixture

  • 1 mixture — [ mikstyr ] n. f. • 1560, rare av. XIXe; misture 1190; lat. mixtura 1 ♦ Didact. Mélange de plusieurs substances chimiques, pharmaceutiques, généralement liquides. ⇒ mélange, mixtion. 2 ♦ Cour. Mélange comestible (boisson ou aliment) dont on… …

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  • 2 Mixture — (orgue) Les mixtures sont des jeux d orgue dits composés car ils sont constitués de plusieurs rangs de tuyaux accordés en octaves et en quintes. Ce sont les mixtures qui fournissent le son si caractéristique de l orgue, celui du Plein Jeu ou… …

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  • 3 mixture — mixture, admixture, blend, compound, composite, amalgam denote a product formed by the combination of two or more things. Mixture is the most inclusive and most widely applicable term; it has, however, many specific applications; thus, a fabric… …

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  • 4 Mixture — Mix ture, n. [L. mixtura, fr. miscere, mixtum, to mix: cf. F. mixture. See {Mix}.] 1. The act of mixing, or the state of being mixed; as, made by a mixture of ingredients. Hooker. [1913 Webster] 2. That which results from mixing different… …

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  • 5 Mixture? — Studio album by Relative Silence Released February 2002 Recorded December 2001 January 2002 Genre P …

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  • 6 mixture — ► NOUN 1) a substance made by mixing other substances together. 2) (a mixture of) a combination of different things in which the components are individually distinct. 3) the charge of gas or vapour mixed with air admitted to the cylinder of an… …

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  • 7 mixture — index coalescence, coalition, consolidation, diversity, incorporation (blend), melange, merger, solution …

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  • 8 mixture — (n.) early 15c., from O.Fr. misture and directly from L. mixtura a mixing, from mixtus (see MIX (Cf. mix) (v.)) …

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  • 9 mixture — [miks′chər] n. [LME < L mixtura < mixtus: see MIX] 1. a mixing or being mixed 2. something made by mixing; esp., a) a combination of ingredients, kinds, etc. b) a yarn or fabric made of two or more different fibers, often of different… …

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  • 10 Mixture — For other uses, see Mix (disambiguation). In chemistry, a mixture is a material system made up by two or more different substances which are mixed together but are not combined chemically. Mixture refers to the physical combination of two or more …

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  • 11 Mixture — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Forming a whole without coherence. < N PARAG:Mixture >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 mixture mixture admixture commixture commixtion Sgm: N 1 commixion commixion intermixture alloyage matrimony Sgm: N 1 junction jun …

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  • 12 mixture — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ fascinating, good, interesting, intriguing ▪ bizarre, curious, extraordinary, odd, peculiar, strange …

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  • 13 mixture — [1] A substance made up of two or more chemicals in some proportion. [2] A fuel air mixture in an internal combustion engine. [3] The combination of oil and gasoline in the fuel tank of a two stroke engine, e.g., 1:50, i.e., one part of oil is… …

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  • 14 mixture */*/*/ — UK [ˈmɪkstʃə(r)] / US [ˈmɪkstʃər] noun Word forms mixture : singular mixture plural mixtures 1) a) [singular] a combination of two or more different things, people, qualities etc mixture of: Her face showed a mixture of fear and excitement. The… …

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  • 15 mixture — mix|ture W3S3 [ˈmıkstʃə US ər] n [Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: misture, from Latin mixtura, from mixtus; MIX1] 1.) a combination of two or more different things, feelings, or types of people mixture of ▪ The town is a mixture of the old …

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  • 16 mixture — mix|ture [ mıkstʃər ] noun *** 1. ) singular a combination of two or more different things, people, qualities, etc.: mixture of: Her face showed a mixture of fear and excitement. The building was a strange mixture of styles. The organization is… …

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  • 17 mixture — [[t]mɪ̱kstʃə(r)[/t]] ♦♦♦ mixtures 1) N SING: usu N of pl n A mixture of things consists of several different things together. They looked at him with a mixture of horror, envy, and awe. ...a mixture of spiced, grilled vegetables served cold. Syn …

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  • 18 mixture — noun 1 (C) a combination of two or more people, things, feelings, or ideas that are different: People are a mixture of good and evil. | the mixture of different people living in a city | He looked at her with a mixture of amusement and despair. 2 …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 mixture — (mik stu r ) s. f. 1°   Mélange de certaines substances pour un but déterminé. Mixture frigorifique. •   J avais soin d enfoncer l instrument dans cette mixture frigorifique, de manière que le grand vase fût complétement submergé, RUMFORD Instit …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 20 mixture — noun 1) the pudding mixture Syn: blend, mix, brew, combination, concoction; composition, compound, alloy, amalgam 2) a strange mixture of people Syn: assortment, miscellany, medley …

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