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  2  definitions  found 
  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]: 
  n  :  the  act  of  mixing;  "paste  made  by  a  mixture  of  flour  and 
  water"  [syn:  {mix},  {commixture},  {admixture},  {mixture}] 

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