Definition of admixture
1a : the action of mixingb : the fact of being mixed
2a : something added by mixingb : a product of mixing : mixture
Examples of admixture in a Sentence
an alloy that includes a small admixture of silver
an admixture of rose petals and lavender for a fragrant potpourri
Recent Examples of admixture from the Web
An American diplomatic cable published by WikiLeaks described Azerbaijan’s president as an admixture of the Corleone family.
Nowhere is that aesthetic admixture more apparent — or more fundamentally Venetian — than in the apartment’s main salon, where the Qing dynasty meets the Italian midcentury, the storied Novecento Italiano.
Some, of night skies, embed white dots, for stars, in glazes of a dense black, with subliminal admixtures of, Celmins recently told me, ultramarine, raw umber, and ochre.
The early admixture of the media (including social media) will insure the perfect sludginess.
In each, there’s some strange admixture of everyday levity and historical gravity.
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ADMIXTURE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of admixture for English Language Learners
: something added by mixing
: something formed by mixing
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