mixture

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English[edit]

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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 (countable and uncountable, 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, typically a suspension of a solid in a solution
    A teaspoonful of the mixture to be taken three times daily after meals
  5. (music) A compound organ stop.
  6. A cloth of variegated colouring.
  7. (India) A mix of different dry foods as a snack, especially chevda or Bombay mix.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French misture, from Latin mixtūra.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mixture f (plural mixtures)

  1. mixture

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

mixtūre

  1. vocative masculine singular of mixtūrus

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

mixture

  1. inflection of mixturar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

mixture

  1. inflection of mixturar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative