- mixe (archaic)
From Middle English mixen, from Old English mixian, miscian (“to blend, mix, combine”), from Proto-Germanic *miskijaną (“to mix”), from Proto-Indo-European *meiǵ-, *meiḱ- (“to mix”). Cognate with Old High German miskian, miskan (German mischen, “to mix”), Welsh mysgu (“to mix”), Latin misceō (“mix”, v), Ancient Greek μίγνυμι (mignumi, “to mix”), Old Church Slavonic (mieshati, “to mix”), Lithuanian mišti and maišyti (“to mix”), Albanian mushk (“a mule, lit. a mixed animal”), Sanskrit (miçro, “mixed”), Old English māsc (“mixture, mash”). More at mash.
- To stir two or more substances together.
- Mix the eggs and milk with the flour until the consistency is smooth.
- To combine items from two or more sources normally kept separate.
- Don't mix the meat recipes with the dairy recipes.
- Use a mixer (machine) on.
- Mix the egg whites until they are stiff.
- (music) To combine several tracks.
- I'll mix the rhythm tracks down to a single track.
- (music) To produce a finished version of a recording.
- I'm almost done mixing this song.
- (stir two or more substances together): blend, combine, mingle, intermix, mix together, mix up
- (combine items from two or more sources normally kept separate): mix together, mix up, muddle, muddle up
mix (plural mixes)
- The result of mixing two or more substances; a mixture.
- Now add the raisins to the mix.
- The result of combining items normally kept separate.
- My recipe file was now a mix of meat and dairy.
- The combination of classical music and hip hop is a surprisingly good mix.
- (music) The result of mixing several tracks.
- The rhythm mix sounds muddy.
- (music) The finished version of a recording.
- I've almost finished the mix for this song.
- ^ Skeat, An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language, "Mix."
- mix in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- mix in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
Probably from Andalusian Arabic مش (mašš).
- IPA: /ˈmiʃ/
- (domestic cat): gat, moix