Definitions of mixture

  1. the act of mixing together; " paste made by a mix of flour and water"; " the mixing of sound channels in the recording studio"
  2. ( chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together ( not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)
  3. The act of mixing, or the state of being mixed; as, made by a mixture of ingredients.
  4. An ingredient entering into a mixed mass; an additional ingredient.
  5. A kind of liquid medicine made up of many ingredients; esp., as opposed to solution, a liquid preparation in which the solid ingredients are not completely dissolved.
  6. A mass of two or more ingredients, the particles of which are separable, independent, and uncompounded with each other, no matter how thoroughly and finely commingled; -- contrasted with a compound; thus, gunpowder is a mechanical mixture of carbon, sulphur, and niter.
  7. That which results from mixing different ingredients together; a compound; as, to drink a mixture of molasses and water; - also, a medley.
  8. An organ stop, comprising from two to five ranges of pipes, used only in combination with the foundation and compound stops; - called also furniture stop. It consists of high harmonics, or overtones, of the ground tone.
  9. The state of being mingled; a compound formed by putting two or more things together.
  10. Act of mixing or state of being mixed: a mass or compound formed by mixing: ( chem.) a composition in which the ingredients retain their properties.
  11. Act of mixing; mingled mass.
  12. The act of mixing; something mixed.
  13. The act of mixing, or state of being mixed; a mixed mass, specially one in which each ingredient retains its property.
  14. Act of mixing; state of being mixed; a mass or compound formed by mixing two or more substances together; a liquid medicine formed of various ingredients.