mixture

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English, from Old French, from Latin mixtūra (a mixing), from mixtus, perfect passive participle of misceō (mix); compare mix.

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NounEdit

mixture (plural mixtures)

  1. The act of mixing.
    The mixture of sulphuric acid and water produces heat.
  2. Something produced by mixing.
    An alloy is a mixture of two metals.
  3. Something that consists of diverse elements
    The day was a mixture of sunshine and showers.
  4. A medicinal compound
    A teaspoonful of the mixture to be taken three times daily after meals

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ParticipleEdit

mixtūre

  1. vocative masculine singular of mixtūrus

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VerbEdit

mixture

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of mixturar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of mixturar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of mixturar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of mixturar
Last modified on 16 April 2014, at 22:20