Definitions

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  • adjective mixed.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of alloy.

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

  • adjective (used of metals) debased by mixture with an inferior element
  • adjective (used of metals) blended to obtain a desired property

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Examples

  • I should also say that Bush's "alloyed" nature doesn't annoy me very much at all.

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  • I should also say that Bush's "alloyed" nature doesn't annoy me very much at all.

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  • The number of uninstantiated determinate disjuncts involved by many other determinables such as alloyed with more than one gram but less than a metric ton of gold is certainly huge.

    Determinates vs. Determinables

  • Gold with 100% purity is soft for use in jewelry, so it is usually mixed with other metals or "alloyed" to make it harder.

    World Usability Day - Making Life Easy!

  • Had not the term "pure" been so often abused in philosophic literature, had it not been so often employed to suggest that there is something alloyed, impure, in the very nature of experience and to denote something beyond experience, we might say that esthetic experience is pure experience.

    John Dewey's *Art as Experience*

  • Had not the term "pure" been so often abused in philosophic literature, had it not been so often employed to suggest that there is something alloyed, impure, in the very nature of experience and to denote something beyond experience, we might say that esthetic experience is pure experience.

    The Reading Experience

  • Finally (g), he deposited contacts on the etched areas and alloyed them in.

    The Planar Process

  • You know, you think you're remembering a certain sunset that changed your life, but the memory is alloyed with other sunsets or sunsets in poetry and so on.

    An Interview with Gail Godwin about her novel Queen of the Underworld, and her memoir The Making of a Writer, both published in early 2006.

  • Had not the term "pure" been so often abused in philosophic literature, had it not been so often employed to suggest that there is something alloyed, impure, in the very nature of experience and to denote something beyond experience, we might say that esthetic experience is pure experience.

    June 2010

  • Had not the term "pure" been so often abused in philosophic literature, had it not been so often employed to suggest that there is something alloyed, impure, in the very nature of experience and to denote something beyond experience, we might say that esthetic experience is pure experience.

    Pure Experience

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