Meaning of MIXER in English
mix ‧ er /ˈmɪksə $ -ər/ BrE AmE noun [countable]
[ Word Family: noun : ↑ mix , ↑ mixer , ↑ mixture ; verb : ↑ mix ; adjective : ↑ mixed ]
1 . a piece of equipment used to mix things together:
an electric food mixer
a cement mixer
a shower mixer
2 . a piece of equipment or computer software which is used to control the sound levels or picture quality of a recording or film, or a person whose job is to use this equipment:
an audio mixer
3 . a drink that can be mixed with alcohol, especially to make a ↑ cocktail :
We can use tonic water or orange juice as mixers.
4 . good mixer someone who finds it easy to talk to people they do not know:
Media people need to be good mixers and good talkers.
5 . American English old-fashioned a party held so that people who have just met can get to know each other better:
Are you going to the freshman mixer?
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012