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.
Recent Examples on the Web In a medium bowl, using a hand mixer on low, combine half and half, sugar and salt until completely incorporated. Dallas News, 9 Aug. 2021 Using electric hand mixer, beat yolk mixture until cooled, thick and almost doubled in volume, 4 to 5 minutes. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, 27 May 2021 Using a stand mixer, blend the sweet potatoes while warm, adding a half a stick of butter and the spices. Elizabeth Hutchison Hicklin, Southern Living, 16 Mar. 2021 Reduce the speed to low, add the flour, cinnamon, baking powder, salt and allspice, if using, and mix until evenly combined, making sure to scrape the bottom of the bowl if using a stand mixer. Washington Post, 3 Mar. 2021 Then tip the egg white (which should be free of any yolk) into the large bowl of an electric mixer. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 23 Aug. 2021 In a bowl using an electric mixer, beat oil, sugar, eggs and vanilla until well-mixed. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 19 Aug. 2021 Use an electric mixer with whisk attachment to whisk on high speed until peaks form. Odette Williams, WSJ, 18 June 2021 With the help of Nick Boso and Max Lockhart, two skaters in their 20s, Smith unloaded the van, fired up the concrete mixer, and began working on a quarter-pipe that would rise up on the new barriers. Daniel Karel, Curbed, 17 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of mixer

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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18 Sep 2021

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“Mixer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mixer. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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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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