Meaning of MIXTURE in English


n.1 the process of mixing or being mixed.

2 the result of mixing; something mixed; a combination.

3 Chem. the product of the random distribution of one substance through another without any chemical reaction taking place between the components, as distinct from a chemical compound.

4 ingredients mixed together to produce a substance, esp. a medicine (cough mixture).

5 a person regarded as a combination of qualities and attributes.

6 gas or vaporized petrol or oil mixed with air, forming an explosive charge in an internal-combustion engine.

Phrases and idioms:

the mixture as before the same treatment repeated.

Etymology: ME f. F mixture or L mixtura (as MIXED)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.