unmix

verb
un·​mix | \ ˌən-ˈmiks How to pronounce unmix (audio) \
unmixed; unmixing; unmixes

Definition of unmix

: to undo the action of mixing (something) You can't get your privacy back once it's been stolen any more than you can unmix a gin and tonic.— Mark Gibbs

First Known Use of unmix

1558, in the meaning defined above

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“Unmix.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmix. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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