1. (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)

Definition categories: substance

2. any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients

- he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade

Similar word(s): concoction, intermixture

Definition categories: food, foodstuff

3. a collection containing a variety of sorts of things

Similar word(s): assortment, miscellanea, miscellany, motley, potpourri, salmagundi, smorgasbord, variety

Definition categories: group, accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection

4. an event that combines things in a mixture

- a gradual mixture of cultures

Similar word(s): mix

Definition categories: event, combine, combining

5. the act of mixing together

- paste made by a mix of flour and water

- the mixing of sound channels in the recording studio

Similar word(s): admixture, commixture, intermixture, mix, mixing

Definition categories: act, combination, combining, compounding

Sentences with mixture as a noun:

- The mixture of sulphuric acid and water produces heat.

- An alloy is a mixture of two metals.

- The day was a mixture of sunshine and showers.

- A teaspoonful of the mixture to be taken three times daily after meals