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Mix

[miks] /mɪks/
noun
1.
Thomas Edwin ("Tom") 1880–1940, U.S. film actor in westerns.
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British Dictionary definitions for t. mix

mix

/mɪks/
verb
1.
(transitive) to combine or blend (ingredients, liquids, objects, etc) together into one mass
2.
(intransitive) to become or have the capacity to become combined, joined, etc: some chemicals do not mix
3.
(transitive) to form (something) by combining two or more constituents: to mix cement
4.
(transitive; often foll by in or into) to add as an additional part or element (to a mass or compound): to mix flour into a batter
5.
(transitive) to do at the same time; combine: to mix study and pleasure
6.
(transitive) to consume (drinks or foods) in close succession
7.
to come or cause to come into association socially: Pauline has never mixed well
8.
(intransitive) often foll by with. to go together; complement
9.
(transitive) to crossbreed (differing strains of plants or breeds of livestock), esp more or less at random
10.
(transitive) (electronics) to combine (two or more signals)
11.
(music)
  1. (in sound recording) to balance and adjust (the recorded tracks) on a multitrack tape machine
  2. (in live performance) to balance and adjust (the output levels from microphones and pick-ups)
12.
(transitive) to merge (two lengths of film) so that the effect is imperceptible
13.
(informal) mix it
  1. to cause mischief or trouble, often for a person named: she tried to mix it for John
  2. to fight
noun
14.
the act or an instance of mixing
15.
the result of mixing; mixture
16.
a mixture of ingredients, esp one commercially prepared for making a cake, bread, etc
17.
(music) the sound obtained by mixing
18.
(building trades, civil engineering) the proportions of cement, sand, and aggregate in mortar, plaster, or concrete
19.
(informal) a state of confusion, bewilderment
See also mix-up
Derived Forms
mixable, adjective
mixability, noun
Word Origin
C15: back formation from mixt mixed, via Old French from Latin mixtus, from miscēre to mix
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Word Origin and History for t. mix

mix

v.

1530s, back-formation from Middle English myxte (early 15c.) "composed of more than one element, of mixed nature," from Anglo-French mixte, from Latin mixtus, past participle of miscere "to mix, mingle, blend; fraternize with; throw into confusion," from PIE *meik- "to mix" (cf. Sanskrit misrah "mixed," Greek misgein, mignynai "to mix, mix up, mingle; to join, bring together; join (battle); make acquainted with," Old Church Slavonic mešo, mesiti "to mix," Russian meshat, Lithuanian maišau "to mix, mingle," Welsh mysgu). Also borrowed in Old English as miscian. Related: Mixed; mixing.

n.

1580s, "act of mixing," from mix (v.).

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Slang definitions & phrases for t. mix

mix

noun

(often the mix) A mixture; combination of components; medley: most important element in an auto maker's marketing mix/ I enjoy what callers bring into the mix (1959+)

verb

To fight; mix it: Them last two babies mixed many times a month (1921+)


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Related Abbreviations for t. mix

MIX

multiservice interchange
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