melange

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n melange a motley assortment of things
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mélange A mixture; a medley.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Melange mā-longzh′ a mixture: a medley.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. See Mell Meddle
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.

Usage

In literature:

Melanges Asiatiques, P. i. p. 33.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 4" by Edward Gibbon
Abel Remusat, Melanges Asiat.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 6" by Edward Gibbon
Abel Remusat, Melanges Asiat.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 6" by Edward Gibbon
Her mind was the most marvellous melange of sentiment and its opposite.
"Pelham, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
What followed was not very clear to him, a melange of impressions.
"Alias The Lone Wolf" by Louis Joseph Vance
See "Ancillon's Melange Critique," &c., i.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. II (of 3)" by Isaac Disraeli
Some of us have seen shelling of the same intensity and have gone over the top and into a terrible melange.
"Private Peat" by Harold R. Peat
So neither race nor age nor melange of blood can eradicate the love of flowers.
"Edge of the Jungle" by William Beebe
It was bloody red, and the willows along the river's bank were a dim purply melange of all the refuse of an artist's palette.
"The Automobilist Abroad" by M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
See Melanges de Chirurgie par M. Pouteau; who thinks he has improved this operation.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
BREAL, M. Melanges de mythologie et de linguistique (Paris, 1877).
"Introduction to the History of Religions" by Crawford Howell Toy
Melange,' cried Mr. Clairmont, 'are you dead or stupid?
"Forgotten Tales of Long Ago" by E. V. Lucas
It is a picturesque melange of many parts.
"The Cathedrals and Churches of the Rhine" by Francis Miltoun
Melanges tires d'une grande bibliotheque, t. xxxi.
"View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Henry Hallam
Has published Melanges de Critique Religieuse, and translated from Kuenen and Tiele.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
Is it a melange or combination of fluids?
"Mysterious Psychic Forces" by Camille Flammarion
I know only Paganini, whose appearance produced the same melange of enthusiasm and astonishment.
"Franz Liszt" by James Huneker
Ascending les montagnes de St. Marie aux Mines, the scenery presented a beautiful melange of wood and rock; the road likewise was excellent.
"First Impressions on a Tour upon the Continent" by Marianne Baillie
O melange etonnant de contrarietes!
"Voltaire" by John Morley
X. Doudan, Melanges et Lettres.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 20, No. 33, November 1877" by Various
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In news:

A BROILING sun cooked the melange of cars, buses, trucks, donkey carts, mopeds and taxis as our minivan maneuvered its way out of Fez.
Among the international melange that makes up the Washington area, many whose ancestors were immersed in the practice of henna have brought the old traditions to the new world.
Imani Winds: A multicultural musical melange on Martha's Vineyard.
Melange Home will move to suite 1207 at 230 Fifth Avenue, doubling the size of its showroom and bring its offices to the same location.
It would seem that more & more Baldwinites have had a less than good experiance at the Melange apron.
Melange of Japanese, Chinese works well.
The 11th Hour is vexed by an undisciplined melange of images and too many talking heads, as well as Leonardo DiCaprio's endearing but forced narration.
Mark & Valerie bringing you a melange show: mostly Celtic w/a bit of English folk and a smidgen of American Old Time.
As a result, Silicon Playa brims with a melange of Latin Americans who understand the needs, language, culture, and customs of Hispanics.
As a result, Silicon Playa brims with a melange of Latin American s who understand the needs, language, culture, and customs of Hispanics.
It's a soulful melange of pop experimentalism.
Not only was the tiny space utterly charming, an appealing melange of the new and old, the modern and the trad, but Wageman herself was an obliging and able hostess.
Diced fresh mozzarella absorbs the delicious flavors of the whole melange.
American Apparel Melange Scarf , $15 at americanapparel.com.
From mashups and analytics to melanges and intimacy, in the coming year CRM's evolving opposable thumbs will add dexterity to business processes.
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In science:

For survey data, Groves (1987) names the risk associated with such a “m´elange of workers”.
Quality assessment for short oligonucleotide microarray data
We need then to take a standard filtered closure, and assemble the resultant melange into a contravariant selfdual module.
Virtual algebraic Lie theory: Tilting modules and Ringel duals for blob algebras
Ruelle, Flots qui ne m´elangent pas exponentiel lement, C. R.
Recurrence rates for observations of flows
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