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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mix  \Mix\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  become  united  into  a  compound;  to  be  blended 
  promiscuously  together. 
 
  2.  To  associate;  to  mingle. 
 
  He  had  mixed  Again  in  fancied  safety  with  his  kind 
  --Byron. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mix  \Mix\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Mixed}(less  properly  {Mixt});  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Mixing}.]  [AS.  miscan  akin  to  OHG.  misken,  G. 
  mischen  Russ.  mieshate  W.  mysgu,  Gael.  measg,  L.  miscere 
  mixtum  Gr  ?,  ?,  Skr.  mi[,c]ra  mixed.  The  English  word  has 
  been  influenced  by  L.  miscere  mixtum  (cf.  {Mixture}),  and 
  even  the  AS  miscan  may  have  been  borrowed  fr  L.  miscere 
  Cf  {Admix},  {Mash}  to  bruise,  {Meddle}.] 
  1.  To  cause  a  promiscuous  interpenetration  of  the  parts  of 
  as  of  two  or  more  substances  with  each  other  or  of  one 
  substance  with  others  to  unite  or  blend  into  one  mass  or 
  compound,  as  by  stirring  together;  to  mingle;  to  blend; 
  as  to  mix  flour  and  salt;  to  mix  wines. 
 
  Fair  persuasions  mixed  with  sugared  words  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  unite  with  in  company;  to  join  to  associate. 
 
  Ephraim,  he  hath  mixed  himself  among  the  people. 
  --Hos.  vii.  8. 
 
  3.  To  form  by  mingling;  to  produce  by  the  stirring  together 
  of  ingredients;  to  compound  of  different  parts 
 
  Hast  thou  no  poison  mixed?  --Shak. 
 
  I  have  chosen  an  argument  mixed  of  religious  and 
  civil  considerations.  --Bacon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  mix 
  n  1:  a  commercially  prepared  mixture  of  dry  ingredients  [syn:  {premix}] 
  2:  an  event  that  combines  things  in  a  mixture;  "a  gradual 
  mixture  of  cultures"  [syn:  {mixture}] 
  3:  the  act  of  mixing;  "paste  made  by  a  mixture  of  flour  and 
  water"  [syn:  {commixture},  {admixture},  {mixture},  {mixing}] 
  v  1:  mix  together  different  elements;  "The  colors  blend  well"; 
  "fuse  the  clutter  of  detail  into  a  rich  narrative"--A. 
  Schlesinger  [syn:  {blend},  {conflate},  {commingle},  {immix}, 
  {fuse},  {coalesce},  {meld},  {combine},  {merge}] 
  2:  open  (a  place)  to  members  of  all  races  and  ethnic  groups; 
  "This  school  is  completely  desegregated"  [syn:  {desegregate}, 
  {integrate}]  [ant:  {segregate}] 
  3:  as  of  electronic  signals;  "mixing  sounds" 
  4:  add  as  an  additional  element  or  part  "mix  water  into  the 
  drink"  [syn:  {mix  in}] 
  5:  to  bring  or  combine  together  or  with  something  else: 
  "resourcefully  he  mingled  music  and  dance"  [syn:  {mingle}, 
  {commix},  {unify},  {amalgamate}] 
  6:  mix  so  as  to  make  a  random  order  or  arrangement;  "shuffle 
  the  cards"  [syn:  {shuffle},  {ruffle}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  MIX 
 
  Knuth's  hypothetical  machine,  used  in  The  Art  of  Computer 
  Programming  v.1,  Donald  Knuth,  A-W  1969. 
 
 




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