from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A mass formed by mixture; a mass of ingredients mixed.
  • n. Admixture; an additional ingredient.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A mass formed by mixture; a mass of ingredients mixed.
  • n. Admixture; an additional ingredient.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of intermixing or intermingling.
  • n. A mass formed by mixture; a mass of ingredients mixed.
  • n. Admixture; something additional mingled in a mass.

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

  • n. an additional ingredient that is added by mixing with the base
  • n. any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
  • n. the act of mixing together


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  • The intermixture is the more complicated because one cannot attempt to distinguish a race by physical characteristics, by their personal appearance or features as marking descent from one stock.

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  • So strangely were good and evil intermixed in the character of these celebrated brethren; and the intermixture was the secret of their gigantic power.

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  • In Beaumont and Fletcher's tragedies the comic scenes are rarely so interfused amidst the tragic as to produce a unity of the tragic on the whole, without which the intermixture is a fault.

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  • If, when the eye is impressed with visionary images that last for a while, we look on colored surfaces, an intermixture also takes place; the spectrum is determined to a new colour...

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  • But the intermixture soon absorbed a substantial part of the population, approaching 40 percent by 1803 and likely constituting a national majority by the time of Mexican independence in 1821.

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  • Building on the practices and stories that survived - or emerged from -- hundreds of years of cultural intermixture, oppression, and natural evolution, social movement leaders constructed a powerful narrative of origin from which to build cultural pride and political power.

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  • Brahmins and Jains go even further in this intermixture of faith and cookery, and shun everything that even looks like red meat: watermelon, tomatoes.


  • The popular imagination seasoned the sombre Parisian sink with some indescribably hideous intermixture of the infinite.

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  • Mr. Dubster then displayed the ingenious intermixture of circles and diamonds projected for the embellishment of his grotto; the first of which were to be formed with cockle-shells, which he meant to colour with blue paint; and the second he proposed shaping with bits of shining black coal.


  • The MC Hawking piece was just hysterical, and the Radio 1 intermixture was … breathtaking … hard to believe that rap could be rap and beautiful all at the same time.

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