mixture mixture  /ˈmɪks tʃər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)
  2. (n) any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
  3. (n) a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
  4. (n) an event that combines things in a mixture
  5. (n) the act of mixing together

Usage(s):

  1. An intrepid reporter's firsthand account of how he survived for 48 hours on nothing but a liquid mixture of lemons, cayenne pepper and maple syrup.
  2. Strain the mixture and pour over the brioche, mixing well.
  3. At certain rpm, resonant frequencies would cause the fuel mixture to froth, leaning out the fuel and burning the pistons.

News

  1. Thursday weather: Sunny with temperatures in the 70s

    Sunny and cool… If you don’t have any outdoor plans for the next few days, you should make some! Expect a nice mixture of sunshine and clouds with temperatures at or below average through the weekend. Today we will see more sunshine with highs in the upper 70s. Temperatures will slowly climb into the mid 80s by Sunday and upper 80s to near 90 next week. There is a small chance for a shower over ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Daily Press

  2. BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP: Town managed storm with extensive emergency crew

    BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP — With about 15,000 residents living in a mixture of rural, suburban and urban settings, the municipality presents unique challenges when it comes to emergency management.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Register-News

  3. Vegetarian taco salad good for meat-eaters, too

    Nobody will miss the meat in this colorful, zesty vegetarian taco salad. The rice and bean mixture can be made ahead and the salad quickly assembled at mealtime.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Detroit News

Quotes

  1. "All of us who worked with Heath on 'The Dark Knight' accept with an awful mixture of sadness but incredible pride," Nolan said. "After Heath passed, you saw a hole ripped in the future of cinema."
    on Jan 11, 2009 By: Christopher Nolan Source: USA Today

  2. "It was pretty tough. The funeral itself was a mixture of emotions, there was a lot of crying and laughing," Birkhead, wearing a pink tie, told MSNBC after the service.
    on Mar 2, 2007 By: Larry Birkhead Source: TIME

  3. "The organization has set up the team to contend for a long period of time. With all the young guys we've got, with a mixture of some veterans that come back, we are set up to, hopefully, play well for a long time," Wakefield said.
    on Aug 8, 2007 By: Tim Wakefield Source: Prince George Citizen

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