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Meaning of MIX

Pronunciation:  miks

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of mixing together; "paste made by a mix of flour and water"; "the mixing of sound channels in the recording studio"
  2. [n]  an event that combines things in a mixture; "a gradual mixture of cultures"
  3. [n]  a commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients
  4. [v]  as of electronic signals; "mixing sounds"
  5. [v]  add as an additional element or part; "mix water into the drink"
  6. [v]  mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"; "fuse the clutter of detail into a rich narrative"--A. Schlesinger
  7. [v]  mix so as to make a random order or arrangement; "shuffle the cards"
  8. [v]  to bring or combine together or with something else; "resourcefully he mingled music and dance"
  9. [v]  open (a place) to members of all races and ethnic groups; "This school is completely desegregated"

MIX is a 3 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: admixture, amalgamate, blend, coalesce, combine, commingle, commix, commixture, conflate, desegregate, flux, fuse, immix, integrate, intermixture, meld, merge, mingle, mix in, mixing, mixture, mixture, premix, ruffle, shuffle, unify
 Antonyms: segregate
 See Also: absorb, accrete, add, admix, aggregate, alloy, alter, blend, blend, blend in, change, change integrity, combination, combine, combine, combining, combining, compound, compound, compounding, concoct, concoction, concoction, conjugate, cut, dash, immingle, intermingle, intermix, intermixture, manipulate, melt, mix up, mixture, ready-mix, reshuffle, riffle, self-raising flour, self-rising flour, stump, syncretise, syncretize



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Mix\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mixed}(less properly {Mixt}); p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Mixing}.] [AS. miscan; akin to OHG. misken, G.
    mischen, Russ. mieshate, W. mysgu, Gael. measg, L. miscere,
    mixtum, Gr. ?, ?, Skr. mi[,c]ra mixed. The English word has
    been influenced by L. miscere, mixtum (cf. {Mixture}), and
    even the AS. miscan may have been borrowed fr. L. miscere.
    Cf. {Admix}, {Mash} to bruise, {Meddle}.]
    1. To cause a promiscuous interpenetration of the parts of,
       as of two or more substances with each other, or of one
       substance with others; to unite or blend into one mass or
       compound, as by stirring together; to mingle; to blend;
       as, to mix flour and salt; to mix wines.
             Fair persuasions mixed with sugared words. --Shak.
    2. To unite with in company; to join; to associate.
             Ephraim, he hath mixed himself among the people.
                                                   --Hos. vii. 8.
    3. To form by mingling; to produce by the stirring together
       of ingredients; to compound of different parts.
             Hast thou no poison mixed?            --Shak.
             I have chosen an argument mixed of religious and
             civil considerations.                 --Bacon.
  2. \Mix\, v. i.
    1. To become united into a compound; to be blended
       promiscuously together.
    2. To associate; to mingle.
             He had mixed Again in fancied safety with his kind.
Computing Dictionary

Knuth's hypothetical machine, used in The Art of Computer Programming v.1, Donald Knuth, A-W 1969.

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