What does admixture mean?

Definitions for admixture
dˈmɪks tʃərad·mix·ture

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. admixture, alloynoun

    the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something

  2. admixture, intermixturenoun

    an additional ingredient that is added by mixing with the base

    "the growing medium should be equal parts of sand and loam with an admixture of peat moss and cow manure"; "a large intermixture of sand"

  3. mix, commixture, admixture, mixture, intermixture, mixingnoun

    the act of mixing together

    "paste made by a mix of flour and water"; "the mixing of sound channels in the recording studio"


  1. admixturenoun

    An instance of admixing, a mixing-in of something.

    The admixture of vanilla extract in the dough improved the pastries' flavor.

  2. admixturenoun

    A mixture, in some contexts

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Admixturenoun

    The body mingled with another; perhaps sometimes the act of mingling.

    Etymology: from admix.

    A mass which to the eye appears to be nothing but mere simple earth, shall, to the smell or taste, discover a plentiful admixture of sulphur, alum, or some other mineral. John Woodward, Natural History, p. iv.

    Whatever acrimony, or amaritude, at any time redounds in it, must be derived from the admixture of another sharp bitter substance. Gideon Harvey, on Consumptions.


  1. admixture

    Admixture is the process of combining or mixing different elements or substances. In genetics, it refers to the interbreeding or exchange of genetic material between different populations or species. In chemistry and materials science, it can mean adding a substance into a mixture to improve or alter its properties. The term is used in various fields such as anthropology, genetics, archaeology, and material science carrying different contextual meanings.

  2. admixture

    Admixture is a process in which different substances or elements are mixed or combined together to create a new entity. This term can be used in various fields such as genetics, chemistry, pharmacology or medicine. In genetics, it refers to the exchange of genetic material between populations, while in construction, it is used to describe the process of adding an extra ingredient to concrete to enhance its properties.

  3. admixture

    Admixture is the process or the result of mixing different elements, substances or groups, particularly in the context of genetics, where it refers to the mixing of DNA or genes from distinct populations, or in the context of construction, where it often refers to an additional material mixed with the primary ingredient to improve or change its properties.

  4. admixture

    Admixture is the action of mixing or the fact of being mixed, often describing the process of intermixing genetically or culturally different populations, or a substance added or mixed with another. In genetics, it often refers to the introduction of genetic materials from one population into another population. Meanwhile, in engineering and science, it may refer to the substance mixed with another, like an ingredient in concrete.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Admixturenoun

    the act of mixing; mixture

  2. Admixturenoun

    the compound formed by mixing different substances together

  3. Admixturenoun

    that which is mixed with anything

  4. Etymology: [L. admiscere, admixtum, to admix; ad + miscere to mix. See Mix.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of admixture in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of admixture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of admixture in a Sentence

  1. Carl von Clausewitz:

    War is nothing but a continuation of politics with the admixture of other means.

  2. Burke:

    Superstition is the religion of feeble minds; and they must be tolerated in an admixture of it in some trifling or enthusiastic shape or other; else you will deprive weak minds of a resource found necessary to the strongest.

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