intermixture

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n intermixture the act of mixing together "paste made by a mix of flour and water","the mixing of sound channels in the recording studio"
    • n intermixture 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 intermixture any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients "he volunteered to taste her latest concoction","he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Intermixture A mass formed by mixture; a mass of ingredients mixed.
    • Intermixture Admixture; an additional ingredient. "In this height of impiety there wanted not an intermixture of levity and folly."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n intermixture The act of intermixing or intermingling.
    • n intermixture A mass formed by mixture; a mass of ingredients mixed.
    • n intermixture Admixture; something additional mingled in a mass.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Intermixture a mass formed by mixture: something intermixed
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Usage

In literature:

He always considered the intermixture of the machinery with the action as his most successful exertion of poetical art.
"The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. in Nine Volumes" by Samuel Johnson
The contact and intermixture of races have had a moral result, which, in its turn, acts upon the physical.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 3, No. 1 January 1863" by Various
Those who really wished to see the Jews disappear through intermixture with other nations, can only hope to see it come about in one way.
"The Jewish State" by Theodor Herzl
And it is a happiness that is free from any coarse intermixture.
"Stray Studies from England and Italy" by John Richard Greene
Austria-Hungary, intermixture of races and religions in, 403.
"Studies in Literature and History" by Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall
The intermixture is hideous.
"Travels in France during the years 1814-1815" by Archibald Alison
Later on, such uncompromising plurality gives way to a more diffused multiplicity begotten of intermixture.
"Progress and History" by Various
Our intermixtures are turned pernicious to the glory and honour of Christ's house which should not be a den of buyers and sellers.
"Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies)" by John Howie
What is the significance of material and non-material cultural elements for the study of race contact and intermixture?
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
The Wallace group of ballads bears plain marks of spurious intermixture, or later composition.
"The Balladists" by John Geddie
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In poetry:

And fiery shadows passing with strange cries,
And Sphinx-like shapes about the ruined lands,
And the red reek of parricidal hands
And intermixture of incestuous eyes,
And light as of that self-divided flame
Which made an end of the Cadmean name.
"Tiresias" by Algernon Charles Swinburne