• WordNet 3.6
    • n admixture the act of mixing together "paste made by a mix of flour and water","the mixing of sound channels in the recording studio"
    • n admixture an additional ingredient that is added by mixing with the base "the growing medium should be equal parts of sand and loam with an admixture of peat moss and cow manure","a large intermixture of sand"
    • n admixture the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Admixture That which is mixed with anything.
    • Admixture The act of mixing; mixture.
    • Admixture The compound formed by mixing different substances together.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n admixture The act of mingling or mixing; the state of being mingled or mixed.
    • n admixture That which is mingled or formed by mingling; a compound made by mixture. An ingredient different in kind from that which gives a mixture its principal properties. In general, anything added; especially, any alien element or ingredient.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Admixture what is added to the chief ingredient of a mixture
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. admiscere, admixtum, to admix; ad, + miscere, to mix. See Mix
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. ad, to, and Mix.


In literature:

And now mark the admixture of times and manners.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 355, May 1845" by Various
Wynne's prose style is remarkably fine and pure, modeled on the best Biblical standard of a Welsh without English admixture.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. VIII" by Various
Even in the purest element there is still a certain admixture of particles of other kinds of matter.
"A Critical History of Greek Philosophy" by W. T. Stace
The party who now took their seats at table were not made of those ingredients whose admixture accomplishes a social meeting.
"Roland Cashel Volume I (of II)" by Charles James Lever
Despite, however, its heavy foreign admixture the old Americanism of the city remains strikingly predominant.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 3" by Various
This air is a lovely admixture of the scents of springtime, which exhale from flowers bathed in evening dew.
"The Mysteries of Paris, Volume 2 of 6" by Eugène Sue
Upwards it merges into the Grey Chalk, a more massive rock, coloured grey from admixture of clayey matter.
"The Geological Story of the Isle of Wight" by J. Cecil Hughes
Each size can be perfectly well burnt alone on an appropriate grate, if kept free from larger or smaller admixtures.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2" by Various
Blood admixture, effect of, i.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)" by John William Draper
The inhabitants are Tuaregs or Berbers, with an admixture of negro blood.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various

In news:

PLIOTEC® EL45 is a 100% acrylic polymer for exterior insulation finishing systems (EIFS) and concrete admixtures.
Standard Test Method for Determining Effects of Chemical Admixtures on Corrosion of Embedded Steel Reinforcement in Concrete Exposed to Chloride Environments and has approval to meet NSF Standard 61 approved for potable water applications.
Meadows and Gemite Products have introduced Adi-Con CW Plus, a dry, free-flowing powder admixture designed to make concrete watertight.
Hycrete's W500 Admixture Protects Concrete.
Hycrete's W500 admixture protects concrete from damaging moisture and corrosive materials.
Denisova Admixture and the First Modern Human Dispersals into Southeast Asia and Oceania.
New Admixture Technology to Extend Durability of Concrete.
From "Tests support admixture for all concrete assets".
Denisova Admixture and the First Modern Human Dispersals into Southeast Asia and Oceania .

In science:

Dobers et al. I show that their conclusion about the value of the spin-flip time is wrong and have deduced the correct time which is by several orders of magnitude longer. I also discuss the admixture mechanism of the spin-orbit interaction.
Comment on "Spin relaxation in quantum Hall systems"
Effects of an admixture of Tl are to absorb the UV emissions, and shift the spectra to green, via the Tl+ luminescence .
Studies of Prototype CsI(Tl) Crystal Scintillators for Low-Energy Neutrino Experiments
In the random-graph theory the leading inverse linear term of linking probability is compatible with the occurrence of cycles (i.e., triangles, squares, pentagons, etc.) of all sizes, whereas the additional inverse sublinear term introduces admixture of full graphs .
Adaptive Random Walks on the Class of Web Graph
This means that the νe , νµ , ντ neutrinos have no definite mass, i.e. their masses may vary in dependence on the ν1 , ν2 , ν3 admixture in the νe , νµ, ντ states.
Neutrino Oscillations. Theory and Experiment
With the S/N of this composite spectrum, we cannot rule out small admixtures of a younger population but no significant portion of the light can come from populations with ages of 50 Myr or younger because of constraints on the residual flux at short wavelengths.
The Aligned z ~ 1 Radio Galaxy 3C 280