HyperDic: mixture

English > 5 senses of the word mixture:
NOUNsubstancemixture(chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)
foodmixture, concoction, intermixtureany foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
groupmixture, assortment, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motleya collection containing a variety of sorts of things
eventmixture, mixan event that combines / combines things in a mixture
actmixture, mix, commixture, admixture, intermixture, mixingthe act of mixing together
mixture > pronunciation
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English > mixture: 5 senses > noun 1, substance
Meaning(chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding).
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
NarrowerGreek fireA mixture used by Byzantine Greeks that was often shot at adversaries
alloy, metalA mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
colloidA mixture with properties between those of a solution and fine suspension
compositionA mixture of ingredients
eutecticA mixture of substances having a minimum melting point
freezing mixtureA mixture of substances (usually salt and ice) to obtain a temperature below the freezing point of water
gummiteA gummy orange mixture of uranium oxides and silicates occurring naturally in the hydration and oxidation of pitchblende
lamellar mixtureA mixture in which substances occur in distinct / distinct layers
matteA mixture of sulfides that forms when sulfide metal ores are smelted
mechanical mixtureA mixture whose components can be separated by mechanical means
oxyacetyleneA mixture of oxygen and acetylene
petrolatum, petroleum jelly, mineral jellyA semisolid mixture of hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum
plasterA mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water
soda limeA mixture of sodium and calcium hydroxides
solutionA homogeneous mixture of two or more substances
suspensionA mixture in which fine particles are suspended in a fluid where they are supported by buoyancy
BroadersubstanceThe real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
Spanishmezcla
Catalanbarreja, mescla
Verbsmixmix together different elements
English > mixture: 5 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningAny foodstuff made by combining different ingredients.
Example "he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade"
Synonymsconcoction, intermixture
NarrowerbatterA liquid or semiliquid mixture, as of flour, eggs, and milk, used in cooking
doughA flour mixture / mixture stiff enough to knead or roll
fillingA food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc.
mincemeatspiced mixture / mixture of chopped raisins and apples and other ingredients with or without meat
mix, premixA commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients
rouxA mixture / mixture of fat and flour heated and used as a basis for sauces
stuffing, dressingA mixture / mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables
Broaderfoodstuff, food productA substance that can be used or prepared for use as food
Spanishamasijo, mezcla
Catalanbarreja, mescla, pasterada
Verbsmixmix together different elements
English > mixture: 5 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA collection containing a variety of sorts of things.
Synonymsassortment, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motley
Narroweralphabet soupA confusing / confusing assortment
grab bagAn assortment of miscellaneous items
odds and ends, oddments, melange, farrago, ragbag, mishmash, mingle-mangle, hodgepodge, hotchpotch, gallimaufry, omnium-gatherumA motley assortment of things
rangeA variety of different things or activities
samplerAn assortment of various samples
selectionAn assortment of things from which a choice can be made
witches' brew, witches' broth, witch's brewA fearsome mixture
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
Spanishmezcla, miscelánea, surtido, variedad
Catalanassortiment, miscel·lània, varietat
Verbsmixmix together different elements
English > mixture: 5 senses > noun 4, event
MeaningAn event that combines / combines things in a mixture.
Example"a gradual mixture of cultures"
Synonymmix
NarrowerblendAn occurrence of thorough mixing / mixing
concoctionAn occurrence of an unusual mixture
Broadercombining, combineAn occurrence that results in things being united
Spanishmezcla, preparado
Catalanbarreja, mescla, preparat
Verbsmixadd as an additional element or part
mixto bring or combine together or with something else
English > mixture: 5 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe act of mixing together.
Synonymsmix, commixture, admixture, intermixture, mixing
Broadercombination, combining, compoundingThe act of combining things to form a new whole / whole
Spanishaderezo, amasijo, mezclado, mezcla, trasiego
Catalanbarreja, mescla
Verbsmixmix together different elements
mixadd as an additional element or part
mixto bring or combine together or with something else

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