admixture


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ad·mix·ture

 (ăd-mĭks′chər)
n.
1.
a. The act of mixing or mingling: the researcher's admixture of different chemicals.
b. The state of being mingled or mixed: the narrative's admixture of fact and imagination.
2. Something that is produced by mixing; a mixture: an admixture of vitamins and minerals.
3. Something added in making a mixture: using fly ash as an admixture in making concrete.

admixture

(ədˈmɪkstʃə)
n
1. a less common word for mixture
2. anything added in mixing; ingredient

ad•mix•ture

(dˈmɪks tʃər)

n.
1. the act of mixing or the state of being mixed.
2. anything added; an alien element or ingredient.
3. a compound containing such an element or ingredient; mixture.
[1595–1605; < Latin admixt(us) + -ure, on the model of mixture]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.admixture - the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something
impureness, impurity - the condition of being impure
2.admixture - an additional ingredient that is added by mixing with the baseadmixture - an additional ingredient that is added by mixing with the base; "the growing medium should be equal parts of sand and loam with an admixture of peat moss and cow manure"; "a large intermixture of sand"
ingredient - a component of a mixture or compound
3.admixture - the act of mixing togetheradmixture - the act of mixing together; "paste made by a mix of flour and water"; "the mixing of sound channels in the recording studio"
compounding, combining, combination - the act of combining things to form a new whole

admixture

noun
Something produced by mixing:
Translations

admixture

[ədˈmɪkstʃəʳ] Nmezcla f, adición f (fig) → dosis f inv

admixture

[ədˈmɪkstʃər] (formal) n (= mixture) → mélange m

admixture

n (= thing added)Zusatz m, → Beigabe f
References in classic literature ?
The original and more potent causes, however, lay in the rare perfection of his animal nature, the moderate proportion of intellect, and the very trifling admixture of moral and spiritual ingredients; these latter qualities, indeed, being in barely enough measure to keep the old gentleman from walking on all-fours.
yet are they clearly wholesome, the more espe- cially when one doth assuage the asperities of their nature by admixture of the tranquilizing juice of the wayward cabbage --"
I am about to establish myself in one of the provincial towns of our favoured island (where the society may be described as a happy admixture of the agricultural and the clerical), in immediate connexion with one of the learned professions.
Very close around the stockade--too close for defence, they said--the wood still flourished high and dense, all of fir on the land side, but towards the sea with a large admixture of live-oaks.
The pure strain of the blood of this first black man has remained untainted by admixture with other creatures in the race of which I am a member; but from the sixteen-legged worm, the first ape and renegade black man has sprung every other form of animal life upon Barsoom.
These words were clear enough, and the musketeer understood them; he therefore bowed to Fouquet, and then to Aramis, - to the latter with a slight admixture of ironical respect, - and disappeared.
In stanza structure the number of forms is unusually great, but in most cases stanzas are internally varied and have a large admixture of short, ringing or musing, lines.
They should observe what elements mingle in their off spring; for if the son of a golden or silver parent has an admixture of brass and iron, then nature orders a transposition of ranks, and the eye of the ruler must not be pitiful towards the child because he has to descend in the scale and become a husbandman or artisan, just as there may be sons of artisans who having an admixture of gold or silver in them are raised to honour, and become guardians or auxiliaries.
This law would need to be supplemented by some account of the influence of frequency, and so on; but it seems to contain the essential characteristic of mnemic phenomena, without admixture of anything hypothetical.
I am indisposed to matrimony in general, and more especially to all admixture of the varieties of species, which only tend to tarnish the beauty and to interrupt the harmony of nature.
Tenders are invited for Upgradation of road surface by way of 125mm thick wet mix and P/L of 50mm thick bituminous macadam with admixture of Evotherm and 25mm thick semidense with admixture of Evotherm and 6mm thick seal coat to Chandpora main road including side links.
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