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Dictionary Definition

mix

Noun

1 a commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients [syn: premix]
2 an event that combines things in a mixture; "a gradual mixture of cultures" [syn: mixture]
3 the act of mixing together; "paste made by a mix of flour and water"; "the mixing of sound channels in the recording studio" [syn: commixture, admixture, mixture, intermixture, mixing]

Verb

1 mix together different elements; "The colors blend well" [syn: blend, flux, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge]
2 open (a place) to members of all races and ethnic groups; "This school is completely desegregated" [syn: desegregate, integrate] [ant: segregate]
3 to bring or combine together or with something else; "resourcefully he mingled music and dance" [syn: mingle, commix, unify, amalgamate]
4 as of electronic signals; "mixing sounds"
5 add as an additional element or part; "mix water into the drink" [syn: mix in]
6 mix so as to make a random order or arrangement; "shuffle the cards" [syn: shuffle, ruffle]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

From mixtus, perfect participle of misceo.

Pronunciation

  • /ˈmɪks/, /"mIks/
  • Rhymes with: -ɪks

Verb

  1. To stir two or more substances together.
    Mix the eggs and milk with the flour until the consistency is smooth.
  2. To combine items from two or more sources normally kept separate.
    Don't mix the meat recipes with the dairy recipes.
  3. To combine several tracks.
    I'll mix the rhythm tracks down to a single track.
  4. To produce a finished version of a recording.
    I'm almost done mixing this song.

Translations

stir two or more substances together
  • Arabic:
  • Bulgarian: забърквам, разбърквам
  • Chinese: 混合 (hùnhé)
  • Czech: míchat
  • Danish: blande, mikse, røre
  • Dutch: mengen
  • Finnish: sekoittaa
  • French: mélanger
  • German: mischen, vermischen, vermengen, mixen
  • Greek: αναμιγνύω
  • Hungarian: kever
  • Italian: mischiare, mixare, mescolare
  • Japanese: まぜる
  • Korean: 석다 (soekda)
  • Kurdish:
  • Latin: misceo
  • Old English: mengan
  • Portuguese: misturar
  • Romanian: mesteca
  • Russian: смешивать (sméšivat’)
  • Sanskrit: mih (to pour), miks (to mix)
  • Spanish: mezclar
  • Swedish: blanda
combine items from two or more sources normally kept separate
  • Bulgarian: смесвам, съчетавам, комбинирам
  • Danish: blande
music: combine several tracks
music: produce a finished version of a recording

Noun

  1. The result of mixing two or more substances; a mixture.
    Now add the raisins to the mix.
  2. The result of combining items normally kept separate.
    My recipe file was now a mix of meat and dairy.
  3. The result of mixing several tracks.
    The rhythm mix sounds muddy.
  4. The finished version of a recording.
    I've almost finished the mix for this song.

Translations

result of mixing two or more substances
  • Danish: blanding
  • French: mélange
  • German: Mischung
result of combining items normally kept separate
music: result of mixing several tracks
music: finished version of a recording

Etymology

Noun

  1. cat

See also

Extensive Definition

Mix, mixture or mixing may refer to:

Science and mathematics

Music and radio

  • Mix (Stellar* album)
  • MIX (XM), a channel on XM satellite radio
  • Mix FM, a radio format and station name used by many different radio stations
  • Mixture (music), part of a pipe organ
  • Mix tape, a compilation of songs or tracks
  • Audio mixing, the process of combining and balancing multiple sound sources
  • Remix, a variation of a song
  • DJ mix, a sequence of musical tracks mixed together to appear as one continuous track
  • Mix (magazine), a periodical for the professional recording and sound production technology industry

Other

See also

mix in German: Mix
mix in Esperanto: MIX
mix in French: Mix
mix in Italian: MIX
mix in Dutch: Mix
mix in Japanese: ミックス
mix in Polish: Mix

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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