- To mix is defined as to combine, join, blend or put together two or more things.
An example of to mix is using a food processor to blend ingredients together for a curry paste.
- to put or blend together in a single mass, collection, or compound
- to make by putting ingredients together: to mix a cake
- to join; combine: to mix work and play
- to cause to join or associate: to mix the boys with the girls in a school
- to hybridize
- to combine or blend electronically (the various sounds of a recording or live performance) on (a tape, record, etc.)
Origin of mixprobably back-formation ; from mixt, mixed, taken as past participle ; from French mixte ; from Classical Latin mixtus, past participle of miscere, to mix (from source Old English miscian) ; from Indo-European base an unverified form meik- from source Classical Greek meignynai, Welsh mysgu, to mix
- to be mixed or capable of being mixed; be blended; mingle
- to associate or get along: to mix with other people
- to hybridize
- a mixing or being mixed
- a muddle; state of confusion
- a product of mixing; mixture: cement mix
- a commercial mixture of ingredients for preparing a food, usually by adding liquid: cake mix
- mixer (sense )
- the blend or combination of sounds in a recording or live performance
- Informal a mixture of dissimilar components, elements, parts, ideas, etc.
- to mix thoroughly; mingle together
- to confuse; specif.,
- to cause confusion in
- to mistake for another (with with)
- to involve or implicate (in some matter): usually used in the passive
mix it up
verbmixed, mix·ing, mix·es
- a. To combine or blend into one mass or mixture: Mix the dry ingredients first.b. To create or form by combining ingredients: mix a drink; mix cement.c. To add (an ingredient or element) to another: mix an egg into batter.
- To combine or join: mix joy with sorrow.
- To bring into social contact: mix boys and girls in the classroom.
- To produce (an organism) by crossbreeding.
- a. To combine (two or more audio tracks or channels) to produce a composite audio recording.b. To produce (a soundtrack or recording) in this manner.
- a. To become combined or blended together: Stir until the eggs mix with the flour.b. To be capable of being blended together: Oil does not mix with water.
- To associate socially or get along with others: He does not mix well at parties.
- To mate so as to produce a hybrid; crossbreed.
- To become involved: In the case of a family argument, a friend should not mix in.
- a. A combination of diverse elements: The downtown has a good mix of stores and restaurants.b. A mixture of ingredients packaged and sold commercially: a cake mix.c. A recording that is produced by combining and adjusting two or more audio tracks or channels.
- An animal resulting from interbreeding, especially a dog or cat of mixed breed.
Origin of mixBack-formation from Middle English mixt, mixed, mixed, from Anglo-Norman mixte, from Latin mixtus, past participle of miscēre, to mix; see meik- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present mixes, present participle mixing, simple past and past participle mixed or mixt)
- To stir two or more substances together.
- Mix the eggs and milk with the flour until the consistency is smooth.
- To combine items from two or more sources normally kept separate.
- to mix business with pleasure
- Don't mix the meat recipes with the dairy recipes.
- To form by mingling; to produce by the stirring together of ingredients; to compound of different parts.
- To use a mixer (machine) on.
- Mix the egg whites until they are stiff.
- (music) To combine several tracks.
- I'll mix the rhythm tracks down to a single track.
- (music) To produce a finished version of a recording.
- I'm almost done mixing this song.
- To unite with in company; to join; to associate.
- The result of mixing two or more substances; a mixture.
- Now add the raisins to the mix.
- The result of combining items normally kept separate.
- My recipe file was now a mix of meat and dairy.
- The combination of classical music and hip hop is a surprisingly good mix.
- (music) The result of mixing several tracks.
- The rhythm mix sounds muddy.
- (music) The finished version of a recording.
- I've almost finished the mix for this song.
From Middle English mixen, from Old English mixian, miscian (“to blend, mix, combine”), from Proto-Germanic *miskijaną (“to mix”), from Proto-Indo-European *meiǵ-, *meiḱ- (“to mix”). Cognate with Old High German miskian, miskan (German mischen, “to mix”), Welsh mysgu (“to mix”), Latin misceō (“mix”, verb), Ancient Greek μίγνυμι (mignumi, “to mix”), Old Church Slavonic [script?] (mieshati, “to mix”), Lithuanian mišti and maišyti (“to mix”), Albanian mushk (“a mule, lit. a mixed animal”), Sanskrit [script?] (miçro, “mixed”), Old English māsc (“mixture, mash”) . More at mash.
mix - Computer Definition
(2) (Medical Information EXchange System) A health information exchange (HIE) system for Windows from SETECS Medical Technologies (www.setecs.com). MIX enables interfacing to any EMR/EHR system that supports the HL7 messaging standard. Issued to both patients and healthcare providers, PIV-compliant smart cards provide strong security (see PIV).