Definitions

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

  • noun One that mixes.
  • noun A sociable person.
  • noun An informal dance or party arranged to give members of a group an opportunity to get acquainted.
  • noun A device that blends or mixes substances or ingredients, especially by mechanical agitation.
  • noun A nonalcoholic beverage, such as soda water or ginger ale, used in mixed drinks.
  • noun One who mixes the audio components of a recording.
  • noun A device used to combine and adjust sounds from a variety of sources in order to create a final recorded audio product, such as the soundtrack of a movie.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A receptacle for diluting a drop of blood with a definite quantity of artificial serum preliminary to counting the blood-corpuscles.
  • noun A person of a social temperament; one who makes acquaintances readily and somewhat indiscriminately: as, he is a good mixer.
  • noun One who or that which mixes or mingles.
  • noun Specifically, a machine for mixing various substances. See malaxator.

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

  • noun One who, or that which, mixes.
  • noun Colloq. or Slang, U. S. A person who has social intercourse with others of many sorts; a person viewed as to his casual sociability; -- commonly used with some characterizing adjective.
  • noun a social gathering, game, or dance organized to provide an opportunity for people to meet each other.
  • noun a nonalcoholic beverage (such as fruit juice, club soda or ginger ale) added to an alcoholic beverage to produce a mixed drink.
  • noun any device used for mixing.
  • noun an electronic device for blending or manipulating sounds from different sources to produce a composite soundtrack, for an audio recording, video recording, or a movie.
  • noun The technician who operates a mixer{6}.

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

  • noun Someone or something who mixes; the agent noun of mix.
  • noun A machine outfitted with (typically blunt) blades with which it mixes or beats ingredients in a bowl below.
  • noun A non-alcoholic drink (such as lemonade, Coca-Cola or fruit juice) that is added to spirits to make cocktails.
  • noun mixing console

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

  • noun a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
  • noun a kitchen utensil that is used for mixing foods
  • noun club soda or fruit juice used to mix with alcohol
  • noun electronic equipment that mixes two or more input signals to give a single output signal

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Agent noun of mix, mix +‎ -er

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  • "Specifically, a machine for mixing various substances. See malaxator."

    --from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

    December 17, 2018