supermixture

mixture

[miks-cher]
noun
1.
a product of mixing.
2.
any combination or blend of different elements, kinds, qualities, etc.: a mixture of good and bad traits.
3.
Chemistry, Physics. an aggregate of two or more substances that are not chemically united and that exist in no fixed proportion to each other.
4.
a fabric woven of yarns combining various colors: a heather mixture.
5.
the act of mixing or the state of being mixed.
6.
an added element or ingredient; admixture.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English < Latin mixtūra, equivalent to mixt(us) mixed + -ūra -ure

supermixture, noun


1. blend, combination; compound. 2. conglomeration, miscellany, jumble; medley; mélange, potpourri, hodgepodge.
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mixture (ˈmɪkstʃə)
 
n
1.  the act of mixing or state of being mixed
2.  something mixed; a result of mixing
3.  chem a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together without any chemical bonding between them
4.  pharmacol a liquid medicine in which an insoluble compound is suspended in the liquid
5.  music an organ stop that controls several ranks of pipes sounding the upper notes in a harmonic series
6.  the mixture of petrol vapour and air in an internal-combustion engine
 
[C16: from Latin mixtūra, from mixtus, past participle of miscēre to mix]

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mixture
mid-15c., from L. mixtura, from mixtus (see mix).
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mixture mix·ture (mĭks'chər)
n.

  1. A composition of two or more substances that are not chemically combined with each other and are capable of being separated.

  2. A preparation consisting of a liquid holding an insoluble medicinal substance in suspension by means of some viscid material.

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mixture   (mĭks'chər)  Pronunciation Key 
A composition of two or more substances that are not chemically combined with each other and are capable of being separated.
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