Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act of mixing or mingling.
  • noun The state of being mingled or mixed.
  • noun Something that is produced by mixing; a mixture.
  • noun Something added in making a mixture.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of mingling or mixing; the state of being mingled or mixed.
  • noun That which is mingled or formed by mingling; a compound made by mixture. An ingredient different in kind from that which gives a mixture its principal properties. In general, anything added; especially, any alien element or ingredient.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of mixing; mixture.
  • noun The compound formed by mixing different substances together.
  • noun That which is mixed with anything.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An instance of admixing, a mixing-in of something.
  • noun A mixture, in some contexts

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something
  • noun the act of mixing together
  • noun an additional ingredient that is added by mixing with the base

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Examples

  • Among the 30 percent who do, the black admixture is around 2.3 percent, which would be like having about three black ancestors out of those 128.

    Sioux Falls Gets Burundians

  • Among the 30 percent who do, the black admixture is around 2.3 percent, which would be like having about three black ancestors out of those 128.

    VDARE.com: Blog Articles » Print » James Watson And “Passing”

  • Among the 30 percent who do, the black admixture is around 2.3 percent, which would be like having about three black ancestors out of those 128.

    James Watson And “Passing”

  • They are called by the Greek historians Eastern Turks; like the Madjars and other Hunnish or Finnish tribes, they had probably received some admixture from the genuine Turkish races.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • Among self-identified whites in Shriver’s sample, the average black admixture is only 0.7 percent.

    Sioux Falls Gets Burundians

  • Among self-identified whites in Shriver’s sample, the average black admixture is only 0.7 percent.

    James Watson And “Passing”

  • Among self-identified whites in Shriver’s sample, the average black admixture is only 0.7 percent.

    VDARE.com: Blog Articles » Print » James Watson And “Passing”

  • Suppose a man of great birth and fortune, who in his youth had been an enthusiastic friend of Lord Byron and a jocund companion of George IV.; who had in him an immense degree of lofty romantic sentiment with an equal degree of well-bred worldly cynicism, but who, on account of that admixture, which is so rare, kept

    The Parisians — Complete

  • For me, the most shocking and astonishing thing that's been revealed was my admixture - your admixture is your percentage of African ancestry, Native American ancestry and European ancestry.

    NPR Topics: News

  • For me, the most shocking and astonishing thing that's been revealed was my admixture - your admixture is your percentage of African ancestry, Native American ancestry and European ancestry.

    NPR Topics: News

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  • "n. This template needs documentation and categorisation. Please create the documentation page.a mixture composed of entities retaining their individual properties." --Wiktionary

    Ha!

    March 6, 2012