admixtion

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin admixtio.

NounEdit

admixtion (countable and uncountable, plural admixtions)

  1. (archaic) A mingling of different things; admixture.
    • 1665, Joseph Glanvill Scepsis Scientifica
      The elements are no where pure in these lower regions; and if there is any free from the admixtion of another, sure it is above the concave of the moon.
    • 1631, [Francis Bacon], “(please specify |century=I to X)”, in Sylua Syluarum: Or A Naturall Historie. In Ten Centuries. [], 3rd edition, London: [] VVilliam Rawley; [p]rinted by J[ohn] H[aviland] for William Lee [], OCLC 1044372886:
      All metals may be calcined by strong waters, or by admixtion of salt, sulphur, and mercury.
    • 1646, Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errors
      There is no way to make a strong and vigorous powder of saltpetre, without the admixtion of sulphur.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for admixtion in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

admixtion f (plural admixtions)

  1. admixture