mix·​er | \ ˈmik-sər How to pronounce mixer (audio) \

Definition of mixer

1 : one that mixes: such as
a(1) : one whose work is mixing the ingredients of a product
(2) : one who balances and controls the dialogue, music, and sound effects to be recorded for or with a motion picture or television
b : a container, device, or machine for mixing
c : a game, stunt, or dance used at a get-together to give members of the group an opportunity to meet one another in a friendly and informal atmosphere also : the get-together itself
2 : one that mixes with others: such as
a : a person considered in regard to casual sociability was shy and a poor mixer
b : a nonalcoholic beverage (such as ginger ale) used in a mixed drink

Examples of mixer in a Sentence

Orange juice is her favorite mixer.

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Until then, 100 keepsake numbered units of the stand mixer with glass bowl and flex edge beater will be released exclusively on KitchenAid.com. Taylor Mead, House Beautiful, "KitchenAid’s New Queen of Hearts Mixer Is H-O-T," 28 Feb. 2019 On the cocktail stage, lemon and lime juice have long owned the starring roles as mixers. Robert Simonson, New York Times, "Pineapple, a Spiky Outsider, Is Now a Regular at the Bar," 12 Mar. 2018 The concert hall includes equipment such as a DiGiCo S21 mixer, Meyer CQ1 speakers, a Lab Gruppen Lake LM26 processor, and EAW monitors. Madeline Happold, Chicago Reader, "Music / Technology Behind Sleeping Village's unassuming exterior lurks a state-of-the-art sound system," 9 Mar. 2018 However, the credits humorously cite other team members as the production team, including Greg Van Roten as associate producer, Julius Peppers in charge of lighting and Brenton Bersin as sound mixer. Mark Price, charlotteobserver, "Carolina Panther Kyle Love explains how to ‘be a boss’ at romance | Charlotte Observer," 15 Feb. 2018 And the brine would be great as a mixer, as the company suggests. Sherry Rujikarn, Good Housekeeping, "We're Calling It: Pickle Juice Is the Next Big Thing," 20 June 2016 Deep shelves are useful for storing serving dishes or bought-in-bulk packages, and taller shelves will fit countertop appliances like your juicer and mixer. Jessica Dailey, Good Housekeeping, "Pantry," 11 Feb. 2019 Styles run from Gregorian chants to live bands using amplifiers, sound mixers and theatrical-lighting systems. Esther Fung, WSJ, "Why Are People Wearing Earplugs in Church? Hint: It’s Not the Sermon," 25 Jan. 2019 Transfer to mixer and whisk on medium-high speed until stiff, glossy peaks form. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Eggnog Mousse Snowmen," 29 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of mixer

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of mixer was in 1598

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English Language Learners Definition of mixer

: a machine used for mixing things
: a drink (such as soda) that does not contain alcohol and that is used in an alcoholic mixed drink
: someone who controls the recording of sounds (such as the words and music) that go with a movie or television show

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