|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|
"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|
"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|