commingle

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v commingle mix together different elements "The colors blend well"
    • v commingle mix or blend "His book commingles sarcasm and sadness"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t. & i Commingle To mingle together; to mix in one mass, or intimately; to blend.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • commingle To mix together; mingle in one mass or intimately; blend.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Commingle kom-ing′gl to mingle or mix with
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Quotations

  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    “Death is a commingling of eternity with time; in the death of a good man, eternity is seen looking through time.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. com, together, and Mingle.

Usage

In literature:

The daughter of earth had inspired him with a love that admitted of no commingling of affection.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 350, December 1844" by Various
I had never seen anything quite like this: it was such a strange commingling of the beautiful and sorrowful.
"Lotus Buds" by Amy Carmichael
And on one side of her the flames commingled so as to be impassable.
"The Golden Woman" by Ridgwell Cullum
Therefore He gave them such a variety of laws, commingled one kind with the other.
"The Epistles of St. Peter and St. Jude Preached and Explained" by Martin Luther
The manoeuvre was unsuccessfully executed, and the two regiments became inextricably commingled.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13" by Various
The commingling of these varied fibers is often so intricate that separation is practically impossible.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
All were now commingled, each striving to pass the hubs of his neighbors' wheels.
"Eighth Reader" by James Baldwin
The entire cavalry mass of Lichtenstein and Murat was commingled in bitter conflict.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
It was strongly commingled with terror.
"The Boy Slaves" by Mayne Reid
Male and female, the creative factors, were incoherently commingled.
"The Kempton-Wace Letters" by Jack London
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In poetry:

Glimmering still
In ecstasy,
Commingled wines
Of you and me
In One fulfill,…
The Mystery.
"Mystery" by D H Lawrence
Around this whirling sphere,
Commingle sounds of Earth, and air, and sky;
The boom of thunder shakes the welkin here,
While mountain height and sheltered vale reply
Around this whirling sphere.
"from Hymn:" by Henry Pelham Holmes Bromwell
But an undertone rose thro' the chords like a wail,
'Twas thy elegy mourning thee deep in the sound,
Soon, soon did that something of sadness prevail,
And the minors commingled and fell to the ground.
"The Musician's Grave" by Lennox Amott
A thousand suns around us rise,
As bright as lamps of paradise;
While countless stars, commingling, play
In yonder devious milky way;
And the tall hills and valleys deep
Are wrapt in calm and solemn sleep.
"Summer: Tuesday Evening" by John Bowring
Say, when the 'moving' creatures saw
All kinds commingled without fear,
Prevailed a like indulgent law
For the still growths that prosper here?
Did wanton fawn and kid forbear
The half-blown rose, the lily spare?
"A Flower Garden At Coleorton Hall, Leicestershire." by William Wordsworth
And as the bells commingling ring
The New Year in, the Old Year out,
Muffled and sad, and now in peals
With which the quivering belfry reels,
Grateful and hopeful be the shout,
The King is dead!—Long live the King!
"The Year-King" by Denis Florence MacCarthy

In news:

Family Law – Commingling assets thwarts enforcement of antenuptial agreement.
A strong nose is required to survive the olfactory assault that is West Hollywood's Candle Delirium , where the scent of a thousand perfumed candles commingle.
This enchanting little tchotchke melds magic and mayhem in post-Soviet Russia, commingling centuries-old folklore with the crass new Putin era.
A board member for the audit-firm watchdog pushes for the commingling of US and international auditing standards.
Scott Walker and his top campaign and Milwaukee County aides were implicated Monday in a scheme in which they routinely commingled political and official county business.
When this subject of muzzles comes up, there are three issues that immediately get discussed, and they are often incorrectly commingled.
Audit of Scranton's Single Tax Office finds few flaws, though commingling of funds still exists.
Conspiracy theories, misinformation and some actual journalism commingle in election season's nonfiction releases.
Can patience commingle with the pressure to produce in a machine shop.
The best Cannibal Corpse songs are an unholy commingling of genuine dread, sonic ferocity, and a gleeful transgressive delight.
Under Michigan law, compostable materials - grass clippings, leaves and branches - can't be commingled with household trash.
Overdraft protection undermines the safeguards set up by the requirement that the Bar be notified when the trust account is overdrawn, and prohibition of overdraft protection prevents commingling of the lawyer's own funds with client funds.
Either you're a schnook for what we can call the Nicholas Meyer Conceit—pace The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, ironically commingling historical and fictional characters in period pulp—or you're not.
The ideal salad should be a dynamic combination of food groups commingling on the plate with salad dressing that isn't an afterthought--or worse--from a bottle.
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In science:

For this reason it may be incorrect to compare the L-independent answer discussed above with experiment, because in this answer the correlations specific to our patch are commingled with correlations recorded by observers experiencing a gross cosmological history quite different to our own.
Infrared effects in inflationary correlation functions
As Greene notes: “The problem … is that when the equations of general relativity commingle with those of quantum mechanics, the result is disastrous.” (Greene, 2004, p15) The problem isn't lack of use, as these theories permeate modern physics applications, from micro-computers to space exploration.
The emergence of the physical world from information processing
More likely, however, seems the possibility that the commingling of these ideas will lead to a synthesis that transcends any one of them.
Black Hole Thermodynamics Today
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