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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mix·ture /ˈmɪksʧɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 mix·ture /ˈmɪksʧɚ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mix·ture n.
 1. The act of mixing, or the state of being mixed; as, made by a mixture of ingredients.
 2. That which results from mixing different ingredients together; a compound; as, to drink a mixture of molasses and water; -- also, a medley.
    There is also a mixture of good and evil wisely distributed by God, to serve the ends of his providence.   --Atterbury.
 3. An ingredient entering into a mixed mass; an additional ingredient.
    Cicero doubts whether it were possible for a community to exist that had not a prevailing mixture of piety in its constitution.   --Addison.
 4. Med. A kind of liquid medicine made up of many ingredients; esp., as opposed to solution, a liquid preparation in which the solid ingredients are not completely dissolved.
 5. Physics & Chem. A mass of two or more ingredients, the particles of which are separable, independent, and uncompounded with each other, no matter how thoroughly and finely commingled; -- contrasted with a compound and solution; thus, gunpowder is a mechanical mixture of carbon, sulphur, and niter.
 6. Mus. An organ stop, comprising from two to five ranges of pipes, used only in combination with the foundation and compound stops; -- called also furniture stop. It consists of high harmonics, or overtones, of the ground tone.
 Syn: -- Union; admixture; intermixture; medley.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances
           mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with
           chemical bonding)
      2: any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients; "he
         volunteered to taste her latest concoction"; "he drank a
         mixture of beer and lemonade" [syn: concoction, intermixture]
      3: a collection containing a variety of sorts of things; "a
         great assortment of cars was on display"; "he had a
         variety of disorders"; "a veritable smorgasbord of
         religions" [syn: assortment, mixed bag, miscellany,
         miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri,
      4: an event that combines things in a mixture; "a gradual
         mixture of cultures" [syn: mix]
      5: the act of mixing together; "paste made by a mix of flour
         and water"; "the mixing of sound channels in the recording
         studio" [syn: mix, commixture, admixture, intermixture,