This page has 17 definitions of mixture with English translations in 5 languages. Mixture is a noun, participle and verb. Examples of how to use mixture in a sentence are shown. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .
English mixture definition
From Middle English, borrowed from Old French misture, from Latin mixtūra (“a mixing”), from mixtus, perfect passive participle of misceō (“mix”); compare mix.
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈmɪkstʃə/
- (General American) enPR: mĭksʹchər, IPA(key): /ˈmɪkst͡ʃɚ/
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- Hyphenation: mix‧ture
mixture (countable and uncountable, plural mixtures)
- The act of mixing.
- The mixture of sulphuric acid and water produces heat.
- Something produced by mixing.
- Something that consists of diverse elements.
- A medicinal compound, typically a suspension of a solid in a solution
- A teaspoonful of the mixture to be taken three times daily after meals
- (music) A compound organ stop.
- A cloth of variegated colouring.
- (India) A mix of different dry foods as a snack, especially chevda or Bombay mix.
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- mixture in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- mixture in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911
French mixture definition
From Old French misture, from Latin mixtūra.
mixture f (plural mixtures)
- “mixture”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
Latin mixture definition
Portuguese mixture definition
- first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of mixturar
- third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of mixturar
- third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of mixturar
- third-person singular (você) negative imperative of mixturar
Spanish mixture definition