• Communion silver used in the Jamestown church after 1661. Both the chalice and paten were made in London, and donated to the church by Lt. Gov. Francis Morrison (or Moryson) in 1661. On both pieces is the legend: “Mixe not holy thinges with profane.”
    Communion silver used in the Jamestown church after 1661. Both the chalice and paten were made in London, and donated to the church by Lt. Gov. Francis Morrison (or Moryson) in 1661. On both pieces is the legend: “Mixe not holy thinges with profane.”
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v mix add as an additional element or part "mix water into the drink"
    • v mix mix together different elements "The colors blend well"
    • v mix combine (electronic signals) "mixing sounds"
    • v mix mix so as to make a random order or arrangement "shuffle the cards"
    • v mix to bring or combine together or with something else "resourcefully he mingled music and dance"
    • v mix open (a place) to members of all races and ethnic groups "This school is completely desegregated"
    • n mix the act of mixing together "paste made by a mix of flour and water","the mixing of sound channels in the recording studio"
    • n mix an event that combines things in a mixture "a gradual mixture of cultures"
    • n mix a commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Mixed Jet Mixed Jet
Mixed Jet, Gwyer pattern Mixed Jet, Gwyer pattern
Mixing Chamber of Jet Mixing Chamber of Jet

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Food can only be tasted if it is mixed with saliva
    • Mix To associate; to mingle; as, Democrats and Republicans mixed freely at the party. "He had mixed Again in fancied safety with his kind."
    • Mix To become united into a compound; to be blended promiscuously together.
    • Mix 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."
    • Mix To combine (two or more activities) within a specified or implied time frame; as, to mix studying and partying while at college.
    • Mix To form by mingling; to produce by the stirring together of ingredients; to compound of different parts. "Hast thou no poison mixed ?""I have chosen an argument mixed of religious and civil considerations."
    • Mix To unite with in company; to join; to associate. "Ephraim, he hath mixed himself among the people."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In many of the milk ads that are shown, a mix of thinner and white paint is used instead of milk
    • mix To unite or blend promiscuously into one mass, body, or assemblage, as two or more substances, parts, or quantities; mingle intimately or indiscriminately: as, to mix different kinds of wine; to mix flour and water; herds inseparably mixed.
    • mix To cause to unite or blend, as one object or quantity with another or others; bring into close combination or association with another or others.
    • mix To form by mingling; produce by blending different ingredients: as, to mix bread.
    • mix To involve; implicate.
    • mix Synonyms Blend, etc. (see mingle), combine, compound, incorporate. See mixture.
    • mix To become united or blended promiscuously; come together in intimate combination or close union: as, oil and water will not mix.
    • mix To be joined or associated; become a part (of); become an ingredient or element (in): as, to mix with the multitude, or to mix in society.
    • n mix A mixture; a jumble; a blunder; a mess.
    • n mix Dung; muck.
    • n mix A vile wretch.
    • mix To clean out.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Aunt Jemima pancake flour, invented in 1889, was the first ready-mix food to be sold commercially.
    • v.t Mix miks to unite two or more things into one mass: to mingle: to associate
    • v.i Mix to become mixed: to be joined: to associate
    • n Mix a jumble, a mess
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  • Francis Beaumont
    Francis Beaumont
    “Our natures are a lot like oil, mix us with anything else, and we strive to swim on top.”
  • Horace
    “Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.”
  • P.K. Shaw
    P.K. Shaw
    “People often get their imagination's mixed up with their memories.”
  • Zohar
    “If you wish to strengthen a lie, mix a little truth in with it.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “He believes that marriage and a career don't mix. So after the wedding he plans to quit his job.”
  • Pierre Corneille
    “We never taste happiness in perfection, our most fortunate successes are mixed with sadness.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. miscan,; akin to OHG. misken, G. mischen, Russ. mieshate, W. mysgu, Gael. measg, L. miscere, mixtum, Gr. mi`sgein migny`nai, Skr. miçra, 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


In literature:

Sand is equally desirable except in the cases where vegetable matter has been mixed with the sand, rendering decay imminent.
"Rural Hygiene" by Henry N. Ogden
Mix was querulous rather than defensive.
"Rope" by Holworthy Hall
Handling and Mixing Acid.
"The Automobile Storage Battery" by O. A. Witte
Mix all together and boil in a form 2 hours; serve with lemon or vanilla sauce.
"Desserts and Salads" by Gesine Lemcke
The animal sensations, attending upon the process of digestion, were rather more agreeable than when upon a mixed diet.
"Vegetable Diet: As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and by Experience in All Ages" by William Andrus Alcott
The bile and pancreatic fluid are conveyed into the duodenum, and mixed with the chyme.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
The religion of the Chechenzes is Mahommedanism, mixed, however, with Christian doctrines and observances.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
Say "Mixed biscuits" ten times very rapidly.
"What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes" by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
PROCESS: Mix and sift flour, baking powder and salt; rub Cottolene in lightly with the tips of fingers; add milk and mix to soft dough.
"Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners" by Elizabeth O. Hiller
We eat them mixed together in bread, meat, eggs, milk, and other foods.
"Applied Physiology" by Frank Overton

In poetry:

Voices that once were tun'd with theirs,
Will mix with them no more,
The wither'd stem has kept its thorns,
But parted from its flower.
"To a Bird Singing In The Church" by Caroline Fry
I suffer unrest and unrest I bring,
And my love is mixed with hate;
And the one that I love wants another thing,
Less unkind and less passionate.
"Envoi" by Thomas MacDonagh
Yea, all this while I tended her,
I know the old love held fast his part:
I know the old scorn waxed heavier,
Mixed with sad wonder, in her heart.
"The Leper" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
All blend and mix, while evermore,
Now and again,
A plaintive, puzzled cadence comes,
A low refrain,
Caught from some shadowy memory
Of patient pain.
"A Blind Singer" by Susan Coolidge
No bitter remorse will be mixed with the feeling
The scene I have traced may renew;
No emblem unhallowed of folly and sin
Your bosom may blush to review.
"To A Friend, With A Sketch Of Oare Church" by Caroline Fry
And I will press your lips until they mix
With my poor quality their richer wine:
Be my Parnassus now, and grow more green
Each upward step towards your top divine.
"The Force Of Love" by William H Davies

In news:

Mixing It Up On The Baseball Diamond .
We just got a 6-week-old mixed breed puppy.
Mix ingredients and pour into greased loaf pan.
The rain in New York City has become mixed with and changing to snow this evening.
Canyon County Pet of the Week: Isis mix.
On other commodity markets, grain and soybean futures were mixed.
Mix the cake mix , eggs, and oil together.
Mix ingredients in a mixing tin half-filled with ice.
Mix the last 4 ingredients together in a blender with a paddle until well mixed.
Capitol Studios in Hollywood is featured, and Mix gets the scoop on the remodel and repositioning of EMI Capitol to be on the leading edge of sonic and artistic quality, in Mix magazine's November 2012 issue.
Mix in pimento and mayo and mix well.
This week we are featuring Roody, the Black Lab mix, Chief, the Shepherd mix, and two cats, Sunshine and Sweet Pea .
Whim W'Him: Mixed Results for a Mixed Bill.
Add spice-sugar mix to nut mix.
Version Galore, dubwise, and different mixes to old favorites will all be in the mix.

In science:

The existence of DG state and relaxor properties in another mixed system (BaTiO3)1−x (SrTiO3 )x (BST) at x ≥ 0.9 confirms the generality of the statement about transformation of mixed ferroelectric-paraelectric system into relaxor for some concentration range.
Random field based model of mixed ferroelectrics phase diagram
Therefore, after each iteration the mixed state becomes more mixed and its von Neumann entropy is non-decreasing.
Random unistochastic matrices
Since mixing times are an important quantity for many classical algorithms, this has raised the question of whether quantum walks can mix exponentially faster.
Quantum Random Walks Hit Exponentially Faster
However in [AAKV01] a lower bound on the mixing time of any local quantum walk has been obtained, which relates the mixing behavior of the walk to the classical conductance of the underlying graph.
Quantum Random Walks Hit Exponentially Faster
If P is φ-mixing, then P is φ-mixing on cones, i.e.
A law of large numbers for random walks in random mixing environments