mixture

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, borrowed from Old French misture, from Latin mixtūra (a mixing), from mixtus, perfect passive participle of misceō (mix); compare mix.

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Noun[edit]

mixture (plural mixtures)

  1. The act of mixing.
    The mixture of sulphuric acid and water produces heat.
  2. Something produced by mixing.
    An alloy is a mixture of two metals.
  3. Something that consists of diverse elements.
    The day was a mixture of sunshine and showers.
  4. A medicinal compound.
    A teaspoonful of the mixture to be taken three times daily after meals
  5. (India) A mix of different dry foods as a snack, especially chevda or Bombay mix.

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

mixtūre

  1. vocative masculine singular of mixtūrus

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Verb[edit]

mixture

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of mixturar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of mixturar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of mixturar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of mixturar