1. [ noun ] (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)
Related terms: substance solution suspension plaster composition eutectic matte soda_lime freezing_mixture colloid alloy gummite Greek_fire lamellar_mixture oxyacetylene mechanical_mixture petrolatum chemistry
2. [ noun ] (food) any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
Synonyms: intermixture concoction

"he hesitated to taste the strange concoction" "he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade"

Related terms: foodstuff dough mix roux batter mincemeat stuffing filling blend
3. [ noun ] a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
Synonyms: variety potpourri assortment smorgasbord salmagundi motley mixed_bag miscellanea miscellany

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

Related terms: collection odds_and_ends selection sampler range witch's_brew grab_bag alphabet_soup vary
4. [ noun ] an event that combines things in a mixture
Synonyms: mix

"a gradual mixture of cultures"

Related terms: combination combine blend concoction mix mix mix
5. [ noun ] the act of mixing
Synonyms: mixing commixture admixture intermixture mix

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

Related terms: combination combination mix blend blend mix mix admix shuffle
Similar spelling:   mistress