See also: Mixer and mixér

EnglishEdit

 
mixer (3)

EtymologyEdit

mix +‎ -er

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɪksə(ɹ)/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪksə(ɹ)

NounEdit

mixer (plural mixers)

  1. One who, or a device that, mixes or merges things together.
    Hyponyms: cement mixer, concrete mixer
  2. One who mixes or socializes.
    • 1936 February, F. Scott Fitzgerald, “The Crack-Up”, in Esquire[1], retrieved 2020-11-30:
      I had seen so many people all my life—I was an average mixer, but more than average in a tendency to identify myself, my ideas, my destiny with those of all classes that I came in contact with.
    • 1950, Mervyn Peake, Gormenghast:
      Bad mixer as he was, he preferred to be "out of it" in a crowd than out of it altogether.
  3. A machine outfitted with (typically blunt) blades with which it mixes or beats ingredients in a bowl below.
    Hyponyms: hand mixer, stand mixer, electric whisk
    Coordinate terms: blender, food processor
  4. A non-alcoholic drink (such as lemonade, Coca-Cola or fruit juice) that is added to spirits to make cocktails.
    Do we have any mixers? I don't want to drink this vodka neat.
  5. (sound engineering) A mixing console.
  6. (US) A dance or other social event meant to foster new acquaintances, as at the beginning of a school year.
    • 2022 January 27, Becky Hughes, “The Hot New Thing in Dating? Actually Going on Dates.”, in The New York Times[2], ISSN 0362-4331:
      To encourage those IRL meetings, Thursday hosts events in London and New York, the two cities where it is up and running; the mixer at Hair of the Dog was its eighth in this city and drew a crowd of about 450.
  7. Any of various social dances involving frequent changes of partners.
  8. A device for combining hot and cold water before it emerges from a single spout or shower head.
  9. (electronics) A nonlinear electrical circuit that creates new frequencies from two signals applied to it.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English mixer.

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mixer m (plural mixers, diminutive mixertje n)

  1. A mixer (device, esp. kitchen appliance, for mixing).
  2. A music mixer.

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FrenchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from English mix.

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mixer

  1. to mix
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English mixer.

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mixer m (plural mixers)

  1. mixer (machine for mixing)

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French mixer

NounEdit

mixer n (plural mixere)

  1. blender

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