English noun: mixture
|1.||mixture (substance) (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)|
|Narrower (hyponym)||alloy, colloid, composition, eutectic, freezing mixture, Greek fire, gummite, lamellar mixture, matte, mechanical mixture, metal, mineral jelly, oxyacetylene, petrolatum, petroleum jelly, plaster, soda lime, solution, suspension|
|Domain category||chemical science, chemistry|
|2.||mixture (food) any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients|
|Samples||He volunteered to taste her latest concoction.|
He drank a mixture of beer and lemonade.
|Broader (hypernym)||food product, foodstuff|
|Narrower (hyponym)||batter, dough, dressing, filling, mincemeat, mix, premix, roux, stuffing|
|3.||mixture (group) a collection containing a variety of sorts of things|
|Samples||A great assortment of cars was on display.|
He had a variety of disorders.
A veritable smorgasbord of religions.
|Synonyms||assortment, miscellanea, miscellany, mixed bag, motley, potpourri, salmagundi, smorgasbord, variety|
|Broader (hypernym)||accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection|
|Narrower (hyponym)||alphabet soup, farrago, gallimaufry, grab bag, hodgepodge, hotchpotch, melange, mingle-mangle, mishmash, oddments, odds and ends, omnium-gatherum, ragbag, range, sampler, selection, witch's brew, witches' brew, witches' broth|
|4.||mixture (event) an event that combines things in a mixture|
|Samples||A gradual mixture of cultures.|
|Broader (hypernym)||combine, combining|
|Narrower (hyponym)||blend, concoction|
|5.||mixture (act) the act of mixing together|
|Samples||Paste made by a mix of flour and water.|
The mixing of sound channels in the recording studio.
|Synonyms||admixture, commixture, intermixture, mix, mixing|
|Broader (hypernym)||combination, combining, compounding|