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Admixture definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ADMIX'TURE, n. [From admix.]
The substance mingled with another; sometimes the act of mixture. We say, an admixture of sulphur with alum, or the admixture of different bodies.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something [syn: admixture, alloy]
2: an additional ingredient that is added by mixing with the base; "the growing medium should be equal parts of sand and loam with an admixture of peat moss and cow manure"; "a large intermixture of sand" [syn: admixture, intermixture]
3: the act of mixing together; "paste made by a mix of flour and water"; "the mixing of sound channels in the recording studio" [syn: mix, commixture, admixture, mixture, intermixture, mixing]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Latin admixtus, past participle of admisc?re to mix with, from ad- + misc?re to mix — more at mix Date: 1605 1. a. the action of mixing b. the fact of being mixed 2. a. something added by mixing b. a product of mixing ; mixture

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a thing added, esp. a minor ingredient. 2 the act of adding this. Etymology: L admixtus past part. of admiscere (as AD-, miscere mix)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Admixture Ad*mix"ture (?; 135), n. [L. admiscere, admixtum, to admix; ad + miscere to mix. See Mix.] 1. The act of mixing; mixture. 2. The compound formed by mixing different substances together. 3. That which is mixed with anything.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Admixture means the same as mixture. (FORMAL) ...an admixture of fact and fantasy. = mixture N-SING: usu N of n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. 1. Mixture, mingling. 2. Spice, dash, infusion, sprinkling, touch, seasoning, smack, taste, tincture, tinge, hint, suggestion, flavor, suspicion, soupçon.

Moby Thesaurus

accretion, addition, alloy, alloyage, amalgam, amalgamation, bit, blend, blending, coalescence, combination, combo, comminglement, commingling, commixture, composite, composition, compound, concoction, confection, dash, doctor, eclecticism, ensemble, fortification, fusion, immixture, integration, interfusion, interlarding, interlardment, interminglement, intermingling, intermixture, magma, merger, mingling, mix, mix-up, mixing, mixture, paste, pluralism, shade, smack, spice, syncretism, taint, tinge




 


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