Definition of mixture :
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. An ingredient entering into a mixed mass; an additional ingredient.
4. 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.
5. That which results from mixing different ingredients together; a compound; as, to drink a mixture of molasses and water; - also, a medley.
6. The act of mixing, or the state of being mixed; as, made by a mixture of ingredients.
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combination (part of speech: noun)
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mixture (part of speech: noun)
- Old Mr. Beesley's heart mixture.
- And it occurs, as a natural suggestion, that possibly the Clarkson Association did not last long enough to fairly test the results of a general mixture of religions. - "History of American Socialisms", John Humphrey Noyes.
- Jerry, said the general, handing Jerry half a dollar, go over to Mr. Brown's,- I get my liquor there,- and tell them to send me three glasses of my special mixture. - "The Marrow of Tradition", Charles W. Chesnutt.