A mixture of butter and suger.
- An example of a mixture is a bowl of butter, sugar and salt.
- An example of mixture is the process of combining flour and baking soda.
The definition of a mixture is a combination of different things, or the state or act of being mixed.
- a mixing or being mixed
- something made by mixing; esp.,
- a combination of ingredients, kinds, etc.
- a yarn or fabric made of two or more different fibers, often of different colors
- Chem. a substance containing two or more ingredients: distinguished from a chemical compound in that the constituents are not in fixed proportions, do not lose their individual characteristics, and can be separated by physical means
Origin of mixtureLate Middle English ; from Classical Latin mixtura ; from mixtus: see mix
- a. The act or process of mixing: an alloy made from the mixture of two metals.b. The condition of being mixed: the inevitable mixture of different cultures in big cities.
- Something produced by mixing, as:a. A combination of ingredients used in cooking or baking.b. One that consists of diverse elements: The day was a mixture of sun and clouds.c. A fabric made of different kinds of thread or yarn.d. Chemistry A composition of two or more substances that are not chemically combined with each other and are capable of being separated.
Origin of mixtureMiddle English, from Old French, from Latin mixt&umacron;ra, from mixtus, past participle of misc&emacron;re, to mix; see meik- in Indo-European roots.
- The act of mixing.
- Something produced by mixing.
- Something that consists of diverse elements
- A medicinal compound
- A teaspoonful of the mixture to be taken three times daily after meals