Meaning of MIXTURE in English

MIXTURE

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

cough medicine/cough mixture/cough syrup (= liquid containing medicine for a cough )

You should take some cough medicine.

cough mixture

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

complex

Light-cured glass ionomers consist of a complex mixture of components.

Or was it a complex mixture of defensible goals and disastrous execution?

They are a complex mixture of up to 80 percent hydrocarbons with smaller amounts of fatty acids, alkyl esters and other constituents.

This is particularly true of the legislation concerning church freedmen, which includes a complex mixture of Roman and Frankish law.

Fourthly, the current global-health situation is a complex and challenging mixture of old and new health problems.

This is a complex , variable mixture and the efficiency of conversion is very low.

Clearly there is a complex mixture of physiology and psychology in this situation.

In a complex mixture , whose chemistry is well understood, the Belousov-Zhabotinsky reaction can occur.

curious

He felt a curious mixture of elation and unease.

What has always separated them from other rock-and-roll bands is a curious mixture of maturity and immaturity.

Her plate held a curious mixture of Spam, jelly, iced buns and lettuce leaves.

The band's room is filled with a curious mixture of people, waiting for something to happen.

The mill still stands and is a curious mixture of brick, elm, slate and corrugated iron.

It was a curious mixture of staid respectability with overtones of holiday fun.

Nizan's political stance at this juncture was a curious mixture of uncompromising denunciation and sweet-talking collaboration.

Naturally the city figures large in this adventure, but one drawn from a curious mixture of references.

odd

We re an odd mixture of tolerance and prejudice, of the apologetic and the arrogant.

His career had been an odd mixture of failure and success.

His name was Kunio Hidaka and he fitted in admirably despite the odd mixture of temperaments with which he had to deal.

The drug chic controversy, though, has brought forth an odd mixture of indignation and acknowledgment from the fashion industry.

Other audiences are likely to be mixed in reaction to this odd mixture of thriller and twisted romance.

He felt an odd mixture of confusion and delight.

rich

It grows successfully in silty gravel or a rich mixture of clay or peat with sand or gravel.

It can take a flavour from the rich mixture of people of which it is composed.

Too sharp, too rich a mixture for her shrunk lungs -.

The spice-box is delectable in its fragrance, Chagallian in its rich mixture of images and responses.

Cultivation: It can be planted as with most others of its genus in a good rich mixture .

It lasted through the pudding, a rich mixture of chestnut purée and cream called Mont Blanc.

A narrow social grouping just doesn't produce a rich enough mixture of ability and talent to regenerate a country.

strange

A strange mixture was required then, a blend of aspiration and gentleness.

But the picture was the same everywhere: a strange mixture of primitive, medieval, slave existence and capitalist life.

There was a strange mixture of smells in the room, soap and bread and beef gravy.

It was kind of a strange mixture .

It is a tourdeforce of trompe-l'oeil and a strange mixture of secular and religious themes.

The public reception area, a strange mixture of green neon and granite, is awash with the sound of running water.

But he never finds her again, and is imprisoned in his strange mixture of tormented lust and repentance.

She felt him lace their fingers together and trembled with a strange mixture of excitement and trepidation.

■ NOUN

cake

Uncooked madeira cake mixture can be frozen in an airtight container.

You may want to measure it from the top of the pan to the cake mixture .

Half fill the small basins with cake mixture and fill the large basin with the remainder.

Léonie went on licking the cake mixture out of the bowl.

Divide the cake mixture between the cans and place on a greased baking tray.

The octopus body is made from a tubular cake , achieved by baking cake mixture in an empty food can.

Spread half the cake mixture into a greased and lined cake tin.

Divide the cake mixture between them.

cough

He had taken a bottle of cough mixture with him but it hadn't helped much.

I discovered to my surprise that even certain cough mixtures are banned.

onion

Combine the lentil mixture with the onion mixture and heat through.

In a food mill or using short pulses in a food processor, puree parsnips and onion mixture .

Drain the tomato and onion mixture , then spoon into 4 individual dishes.

In a large mixing bowl, combine onion mixture with all remaining ingredients except for stock.

Add spices and cook for 1 minute. 2 Put onion mixture and remaining ingredients into a processor and whizz together.

Place onion mixture over potatoes in pan and add oysters with cup oyster liquor.

Add the rice, cooked chick peas, herbs, salt and pepper to the onion mixture .

Remove steaks from grill and serve with onion mixture spooned over top.

reaction

Samples from the reaction mixture are removed and quenched by running into ice cold water.

The reaction mixture was incubated at 37°C.

The energy that is lost during an exothermic reaction is first transferred to the reaction mixture .

Homogeneous catalysts are compounds of metals that dissolve in the reaction mixture and which must be separated from it at the end.

The temperature of the reaction mixture therefore increases.

The energy absorbed during the reaction is first taken from the reaction mixture .

In this case, 10 µl of the final reaction mixture was applied to the gel.

■ VERB

add

Slowly add lemon juice-sugar mixture to egg-cream mixture and whisk to incorporate completely.

Combine vanilla and next 3 ingredients and add flour mixture stirring until well-blended.

Mixture will be too stiff to mix well. Add date mixture and mix briskly until well blended.

As soon as the mixture starts to boil add the cornstarch mixture and stir until the sauce is thickened.

When cooked, drain well and add to the chicken mixture .

Add the yogurt and the vanilla and beat until smooth. Add the flour mixture and beat slowly until thoroughly combined.

Dissolve the bicarbonate of soda in a little water and add to the mixture .

Gradually add stock until mixture is moist but still light and loose.

contain

A package may therefore contain any mixture of information judged relevant to its application.

He had been raised in the South Bronx, an area containing a mixture of blacks and Hispanics.

The annual Budget or Finance Bill now contains a wide mixture of items.

Foods tend to contain mixtures of these fatty acids, but obviously some foods have higher proportions of some than others.

The tank contains a mixture of community fish and a Plec which keeps the tank very clean.

The crew compartment contains a nearly normal mixture of 80 % nitrogen and 20 % oxygen at sea-level pressure.

My four foot tank contains a mixture of cichlids, a pair of Synodontis eupterus, a Whiptail and two Plecs.

Thursday's edition contains a mixture of jobs in science, computing, technology, and the financial and business sectors.

divide

Transfer the mixture on to a floured board. Divide the mixture into 4 and shape into burgers.

To serve, top each tortilla with shredded lettuce and divide shrimp mixture evenly over lettuce on each tortilla.

Season with salt and pepper. Divide black-eyed pea mixture between 2 serving plates.

Add the leeks, lamb and capers to the sauce and divide the mixture between four individual pie dishes. 4.

Turn out on to a floured board. Divide the mixture into 8 and mould into burger shapes.

Preheat the grill to medium. Divide the mixture between the mushrooms, and sprinkle the top with the breadcrumbs.

Fill the pastry cases with one of our fillings and divide the cream mixture between the quiches.

place

Next add a little vinegar and salt to taste and place the mixture back into the egg white shells.

Add sour cream and remaining butter, soy sauce, salt and pepper. Place mixture in saute pan and simmer.

Check the seasoning. Place the turkey mixture in an ovenproof dish, cover with the sweetcorn and pour over the sauce.

For easier removal of the candy, Arnold says she places the mixture on buttered foil in the candy pan.

Fold into chocolate mixture . Place mixture in graham cracker crust.

pour

Drain well. Pour the Quorn mixture over the cooked rice and serve immediately.

Then Jaivi poured the mixture through her hair and over her back.

Check the seasoning of the sauce, pile the cooked rice on to a serving dish and pour the chicken mixture over.

Add baking powder, parsley, onions, salt and pepper. Pour over crab mixture .

Mix the soup with the yogurt and pour over the cauliflower mixture .

Bring to boil and cook and stir until slightly thickened. Pour over mixture in clay pot.

Divide the warm rice on to two plates and pour the celery mixture over them.

Cook over low heat until melted, stirring constantly. Pour syrup mixture into a 13-by-9-inch baking pan.

spread

Mix the Grape Nuts, orange zest, oat flakes, cinnamon and cloves in a bowl and spread over the mixture .

Topping: Combine ingredients and spread mixture over cake.

Available in the exotic section of most supermarkets. green pesto, spread mixture over dough.

Place zucchini on a baking sheet, spread butter mixture on zucchini and top with cheese.

Using a series of elaborate grooming movements, they spread the mixture all over their bodies.

Stir in other ingredients, mixing well. Spread mixture in a greased 8-inch square baking pan.

She spread the mixture down his full length.

Stir in tomatoes. Spread half of onion mixture in prepared tart shell.

stir

Squeeze excess juices out of spinach and stir into cheese mixture .

Add the remaining flour mixture to the shortening mixture alternating with the beaten egg. Stir in gumdrop mixture.

Some managers have stirred into the mixture riskier bonds that offer a higher than average return.

Shred meat by hand or in short bursts in food processor. Stir in the shallot mixture .

Cook over a gentle heat, stirring until the mixture turns thick. 3.

Add baking soda and stir quickly until mixture foams.

Slightly mash the strawberries so that they are no longer whole, and stir into the flour mixture .

Gently stir rice into chicken mixture .

use

He also uses a mixture of acoustic and electronic instruments.

It is used to separate mixtures of solids.

The safety of nitrite used in the curing mixture has been under question.

There are roughly three kinds all of which can use one or a mixture of dance styles.

The strategy they used involved an ingenious mixture of design and chance.

In the future, many salty foods will use mixtures of potassium chloride to redress the balance.

At these higher frequencies, radio uses a mixture of vibrating electric and magnetic fields instead of fluctuating sound waves.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

A mixture of concern and anger invaded her.

A long French liner slipped majestically by with a mixture of European and Asian faces staring curiously from the decks.

A special mixture of peat and soil is used for growing bonsai trees.

He looked at her with a mixture of admiration and curiosity.

His work is a mixture of photography and painting.

Paul marinated the chicken in a mixture of olive oil, lemon juice, and spices.

Place all the ingredients in a bowl and beat them until the mixture is smooth.

The car runs on a special ether-alcohol mixture that won't work in an ordinary engine.

The house behind us was a strange architectural mixture .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Add the butter or olive oil and a little more water if necessary to thin the mixture to desired thickness.

Beat with hand mixer until mixture resembles a somewhat smooth paste.

Dissolve gelatin in cold water and add to soup mixture .

Divide the cake mixture between the cans and place on a greased baking tray.

Pack the mixture into little pots or jars.

Small crystals of cadmium are interspersed in the finely divided eutectic mixture .

The mixture should consist of a layer of coarse sand, with a thin layer of peat and clay immediately below it.

This mixture is used to infuse sauces and marinades with great effectiveness.

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