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premix

[pree-miks] /priˈmɪks/
noun
1.
Also, premixture
[pree-miks-cher] /priˈmɪks tʃər/ (Show IPA)
. a mixture of ingredients, made before selling, using, etc.:
The chain saw runs on a premix of oil and gasoline.
adjective
2.
mixed prior to using, marketing, etc.; premixed:
premix concrete.
verb (used with object), premixed or premixt, premixing.
3.
to mix beforehand, as in advance of selling or using.
Origin of premix
1930-1935
1930-35; pre- + mix
Related forms
premixer, noun
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  • It won't be official until the sixteenth of May, when the premix stockholders meet, but that's just a formality.

    Murder in the Gunroom Henry Beam Piper
  • You see, premix is only Little Business, as the foods industry goes, but they have something very sweet.

    Murder in the Gunroom Henry Beam Piper
  • All the New York banking crowd who are interested in premix.

    Murder in the Gunroom Henry Beam Piper
  • Breakfast finally ended, and Varcek and Dunmore left for the premix plant.

    Murder in the Gunroom Henry Beam Piper
  • But I believe a formula could be evolved which would keep the premix Company and its affairs out of it.

    Murder in the Gunroom Henry Beam Piper
  • But it would cause a scandal that would rock the premix Company to its very foundations.

    Murder in the Gunroom Henry Beam Piper
  • "But you will admit that it would have a dreadful effect on premix Foods," Goode argued.

    Murder in the Gunroom Henry Beam Piper

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