mixer

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English[edit]

mixer (3)

Etymology[edit]

mix +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɪksə(ɹ)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪksə(ɹ)

Noun[edit]

mixer (plural mixers)

  1. One who, or a device that, mixes or merges things together.
    Hyponyms: cement mixer, concrete mixer
  2. One who mixes or socializes.
    • 1936 February, F. Scott Fitzgerald, “The Crack-Up”, in Esquire[1], retrieved 2020-11-30:
      I had seen so many people all my life—I was an average mixer, but more than average in a tendency to identify myself, my ideas, my destiny with those of all classes that I came in contact with.
    • 1950, Mervyn Peake, Gormenghast:
      Bad mixer as he was, he preferred to be "out of it" in a crowd than out of it altogether.
  3. A machine outfitted with (typically blunt) blades with which it mixes or beats ingredients in a bowl below.
    Hyponyms: hand mixer, stand mixer, electric whisk
    Coordinate terms: blender, food processor
  4. A non-alcoholic drink (such as lemonade, Coca-Cola or fruit juice) that is added to spirits to make cocktails.
    Do we have any mixers? I don't want to drink this vodka neat.
  5. (sound engineering) A mixing console.
  6. (US) A dance or other social event meant to foster new acquaintances, as at the beginning of a school year.
    • 2022 January 27, Becky Hughes, “The Hot New Thing in Dating? Actually Going on Dates.”, in The New York Times[2], ISSN 0362-4331:
      To encourage those IRL meetings, Thursday hosts events in London and New York, the two cities where it is up and running; the mixer at Hair of the Dog was its eighth in this city and drew a crowd of about 450.
  7. Any of various social dances involving frequent changes of partners.
  8. A device for combining hot and cold water before it emerges from a single spout or shower head.
  9. (electronics) A nonlinear electrical circuit that creates new frequencies from two signals applied to it.
  10. A chiropractor who uses other treatments in addition to spinal adjustment.
    Antonym: straight
  11. (cryptocurrencies) Synonym of tumbler

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  • Dutch: mixer
  • French: mixer
  • Polish: mikser
  • Romanian: mixer
  • Turkish: mikser, mixer

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English mixer.

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Noun[edit]

mixer m (plural mixers, diminutive mixertje n)

  1. A mixer (device, esp. kitchen appliance, for mixing).
  2. A music mixer.

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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from English mix.

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Verb[edit]

mixer

  1. to mix
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English mixer.

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Noun[edit]

mixer m (plural mixers)

  1. mixer (machine for mixing)

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French mixer.

Noun[edit]

mixer n (plural mixere)

  1. blender

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