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mixture meaning

EN[ˈmɪkstʃɚ] [ˈmɪkstʃə]
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WMixture
  • In chemistry, a mixture is a material system made up of two or more different substances which are mixed but are not combined chemically.
  • Mixtures are the one product of a mechanical blending or mixing of chemical substances like elements and compounds, without chemical bonding or other chemical change, so that each ingredient substance retains its own chemical properties and makeup.

    Definition of mixture in English Dictionary

  • NounPLmixturesSUF-ure
    1. The act of mixing.
      1. The mixture of sulphuric acid and water produces heat.
    2. Something produced by mixing.
      1. An alloy is a mixture of two metals.
    3. Something that consists of diverse elements.
      1. The day was a mixture of sunshine and showers.
    4. A medicinal compound.
      1. A teaspoonful of the mixture to be taken three times daily after meals
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The cell / DNA mixtures were nucleoporated in 1 cm transfection cuvettes according to a predefined program on the Nucleofactor.
      • She depicts the mixture of terror and sang-froid as people stay riveted to the TV, watching superplague mark its serpentine course across the map even as they go about their own business.
      • A more rapid technique is to cryogrind appropriate mixtures of polymer and salt and then subject the resulting powder to a modest heat treatment.
    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • The choke in a car engine enriches the fuel mixture.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
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    1. en mixtures
    2. en mixture of acetonitrile and trifluoroacetic acid
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    Grammatically, this word "mixture" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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