admixture

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noun ad·mix·ture \ad-ˈmiks-chər\

Definition of admixture

  1. 1a :  the action of mixingb :  the fact of being mixed

  2. 2a :  something added by mixingb :  a product of mixing :  mixture

Examples of admixture in a sentence

  1. an alloy that includes a small admixture of silver

  2. <an admixture of rose petals and lavender for a fragrant potpourri>

Origin and Etymology of admixture

Latin admixtus, past participle of admiscēre to mix with, from ad- + miscēre to mix — more at mix


First Known Use: 1605


ADMIXTURE Defined for English Language Learners

admixture

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noun ad·mix·ture \ad-ˈmiks-chər\

Definition of admixture for English Language Learners

  • : something added by mixing

  • : something formed by mixing



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