Definition of "mixture" []

  • The act or process of mixing: an alloy made from the mixture of two metals. (noun)
  • The condition of being mixed: the inevitable mixtures of urban neighborhoods. (noun)
  • Something produced by mixing. (noun)
  • One that consists of diverse elements: The day was a mixture of sun and clouds. (noun)
  • A fabric made of different kinds of thread or yarn. (noun)
  • The act of mixing or state of being mixed (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Something mixed; a result of mixing (noun)
  • A substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together without any chemical bonding between them (noun)
  • A liquid medicine in which an insoluble compound is suspended in the liquid (noun)
  • An organ stop that controls several ranks of pipes sounding the upper notes in a harmonic series (noun)
  • The mixture of petrol vapour and air in an internal-combustion engine (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "mixture" in a sentence
  • "a mixture will slowly but surely lose _the_ colour for which it was compounded, and be _as a mixture_ semi-stable or fugitive."
  • "Next add drops of red, yellow, or orange food coloring into the peroxide until the mixture is a bright consistent color."
  • "When the mixture is almost frozen, pour the baked and raw cookie pieces into the ice cream maker and just blend into the mixture."