- The definition of a mixture is a combination of different things, or the state or act of being mixed.
- 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.
A mixture of butter and suger.
mixture definition by Webster's New World
- 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: Late Middle English ; from Classical Latin mixtura ; from mixtus: see mix
mixture definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- a. The act or process of mixing: an alloy made from the mixture of two metals.b. The condition of being mixed: the inevitable mixtures of urban neighborhoods.
- Something produced by mixing.
- One that consists of diverse elements: The day was a mixture of sun and clouds.
- A fabric made of different kinds of thread or yarn.
- Chemistry A composition of two or more substances that are not chemically combined with each other and are capable of being separated.
Origin: Middle English, from Old French, from Latin mixtūra, from mixtus, past participle of miscēre, to mix; see meik- in Indo-European roots.
mixture - Medical Definition
- A composition of two or more substances that are not chemically combined with each other and are capable of being separated.
- A preparation consisting of a liquid holding an insoluble medicinal substance in suspension by means of some viscid material.
mixture - Science Definition