pre·​mix | \ (ˌ)prē-ˈmiks How to pronounce premix (audio) , ˈprē-ˌmiks\
premixed; premixing; premixes

Definition of premix

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to mix before use


pre·​mix | \ ˈprē-ˌmiks How to pronounce premix (audio) \

Definition of premix (Entry 2 of 2)

: a mixture of ingredients designed to be mixed with other ingredients before use

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Recent Examples on the Web: Verb

Stick to canned beer, wine, cider or premixed drinks. Morgan Hines, USA TODAY, "Taking a vacation? Here's how to avoid tainted alcohol anywhere you travel," 22 Aug. 2019 Then, mix up a fresh batch of tile grout (or buy premixed grout), and use a grout float to smear grout diagonally across the surface and deep into the joints. Joseph Truini, Popular Mechanics, "How to Clean Dirty Grout," 5 Dec. 2018 Unlike most dyes available, Trillion Tones isn't premixed and doesn't require you to mix it with developer. Devon Abelman, Allure, "How Instagram Sparked the Indie Hair-Color Brand Revolution," 27 June 2018

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

Neovia makes specialty premix products in addition to additives to feeds for livestock and other animals. Waverly Colville, WSJ, "ADM Bets on Growing Animal-Nutrition Market as It Targets Neovia," 2 July 2018

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First Known Use of premix


1917, in the meaning defined above


1932, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of premix was in 1917

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