Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Mixed is the past tense of mix. It may also refer to:
- Mixed breed (disambiguation), an animal whose parents are from different breeds or species
- Mixed anomaly, in theoretical physics, an example of an anomaly
- Mixed data sampling, an econometric model developed by Ghysels
- Mixed Doubles (play), a 1969 play that was first performed
- Mixed drink, see cocktail
- Mixed feelings, ambivalence
- Mixed forest, see Temperate broadleaf and mixed forests
- Mixed gauge, see Dual gauge
- Mixed government, a form of government that integrated facets of democracy, oligarchy, and monarchy
- Mixed inhibition, a combination of two different types of reversible enzyme inhibition
- Mixed language, a language that arises when two languages are in contact
- Mixed martial arts, a combat sport in which two competitors use different martial arts for fighting
- Mixed media, in visual art, refers to an artwork in the making of which more than one medium has been employed
- Mixed metaphor, see Metaphor (language)
- Mixed oxide fuel, see Nuclear reprocessing
- Mixed reality, the merging of real world and virtual worlds
- Mixed spices, a common sweet blend of spices
- Mixed strategy, used in game theory economics
- Mixtape, a home-made compilation of songs
- Multiracial, a person who is of multiple races
- Mixed (United Kingdom ethnicity category), an ethnicity category that has been used by the United Kingdom's Office for National Statistics since the 1991 Census
- Mixed (album), a compilation album of two avant-garde jazz sessions featuring performances by the Cecil Taylor Unit and the Roswell Rudd Sextet
- Mixed Terrain Cycle-Touring, cycling over a variety of surfaces and topography on a single route, with a single bicycle
- Mixed anxiety-depressive disorder, a diagnostic category defining patients who suffer from both anxiety and depressive symptoms of limited and equal intensity accompanied by at least some autonomic features
- Mixed model, a statistical model containing both fixed effects and random effects, that is mixed effects
- Mixed train, a train that hauls both passenger and freight cars or wagons
- Audio mixing (recorded music), the process of combining and balancing multiple sound sources
- Mixed-sex education, e.g. as in "mixed school"
Mixed (United Kingdom ethnicity category)
Mixed is an ethnicity category that has been used by the United Kingdom's Office for National Statistics since the 1991 Census. Colloquially it refers to British citizens or residents whose parents are of two or more different races or ethnic backgrounds. Mixed-race people are the fastest growing ethnic group in the UK and numbered 1.25 million in the 2011 census.
Mixed is a compilation album of two avant-garde jazz sessions featuring performances by the Cecil Taylor Unit and the Roswell Rudd Sextet. The album was released on the Impulse! label in 1998 and collects three performances by Taylor with Archie Shepp, Jimmy Lyons, Henry Grimes and Sunny Murray with Ted Curson and Roswell Rudd added on one track which were originally released under Gil Evans' name on Into the Hot (1961). The remaining tracks feature Rudd with Giuseppi Logan, Lewis Worrell, Charlie Haden, Beaver Harris and Robin Kenyatta and were originally released as Everywhere (1966). Essentially these are the three Cecil Taylor tracks form the "Gil Evans album" (i.e. Evans was not meaningfully involved but Impulse had printed the album covers) teamed with Roswell Rudd's Impulse album Everywhere, in its entirety.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Mix \Mix\ (m[i^]ks), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mixed (m[i^]kst) (less properly Mixt); p. pr. & vb. n. Mixing.] [AS. miscan; akin to OHG. misken, G. mischen, Russ. mieshate, W. mysgu, Gael. measg, L. miscere, mixtum, Gr. mi`sgein, migny`nai, Skr. mi[,c]ra 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.]
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.
To unite with in company; to join; to associate.
Ephraim, he hath mixed himself among the people.
--Hos. vii. 8.
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.
To combine (two or more activities) within a specified or implied time frame; as, to mix studying and partying while at college.
Mixed \Mixed\, a. Formed by mixing; united; mingled; blended. See Mix, v. t. & i.
Mixed action (Law), a suit combining the properties of a real and a personal action.
Mixed angle, a mixtilineal angle.
Mixed fabric, a textile fabric composed of two or more kinds of fiber, as a poplin.
Mixed marriage, a marriage between persons of different races or religions; specifically, one between a Roman Catholic and a Protestant.
Mixed number, a whole number and a fraction taken together.
Mixed train, a railway train containing both passenger and freight cars.
Mixed voices (Mus.), voices of both males and females united in the same performance.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
mid-15c., from mix (n.). Mixed blessing from 1933. Mixed marriage is from 1690s (originally in a religious context; racial sense was in use by 1942 in U.S., though mixed breed in reference to mulattoes is found by 1775). Mixed bag "heterogeneous collection" is from 1936. Mixed up is from 1884 as "confused," from 1862 as "involved."\n
\nMixed drink in the modern liquor sense is recorded by 1868; the thing itself is older; Bartlett (1859) lists sixty names "given to the various compounds or mixtures of spirituous liquors and wines served up in fashionable bar rooms in the United States," all from a single advertisement. The list includes Tippe na Pecco, Moral suasion, Vox populi, Jewett's fancy, Ne plus ultra, Shambro, Virginia fancy, Stone wall, Smasher, Slingflip, Pig and whistle, Cocktail, Phlegm-cutter, Switchel flip, Tip and Ty, Ching-ching, Fiscal agent, Slip ticket, Epicure's punch.
consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds (even to the point of incongruity); "an arrangement of assorted spring flowers"; "assorted sizes"; "miscellaneous accessories"; "a mixed program of baroque and contemporary music"; "a motley crew"; "sundry sciences commonly known as social"- I.A.Richards [syn: assorted, miscellaneous, motley, sundry(a)]
involving or composed of different races; "interracial schools"; "a mixed neighborhood" [syn: interracial]
1 Having two or more separate aspects. 2 Not completely pure, tainted or adulterated. 3 Including both male(s) and female(s). 4 Stemming from two or more races or breeds v
(en-past of: mix)
Usage examples of "mixed".
Their theory is confirmed by the cases in which two mixed substances occupy a greater space than either singly, especially a space equal to the conjoined extent of each: for, as they point out, in an absolute interpenetration the infusion of the one into the other would leave the occupied space exactly what it was before and, where the space occupied is not increased by the juxtaposition, they explain that some expulsion of air has made room for the incoming substance.
The two filtrates are mixed and treated with a little acetic acid, and the cobalt and nickel are then precipitated as sulphides by a current of sulphuretted hydrogen.
He opened a drawer and took out a pair of achromatic goggles and a tube of mixed colors.
Because of the acidic components present in the reaction mixture of the mixed anhydride, about five mols or equivalents of the ammo compound are required per mole or equivalent of mixed anhydride for maximal conversion of the mixed anhydride to the amide.
In determining these mixed questions of law and fact, the Court confines itself to the ultimate question as to whether the Commission acted within its power.
It had been mixed with yarrow, agrimony, willow, and elder for cleansing and magical protection.
A bomb aimer was sick in the bar after drinking whisky mixed with rum.
ASIA: You said that spirits spoke, but it was thee Sweet sister, for even now thy curved lips Tremble as if the sound were dying there Not dead PANTHEA: Alas it was Prometheus spoke Within me, and I know it must be so I mixed my own weak nature with his love .
After a marathon twenty-four hour session, utilising studios One, Two and Three as well as listening rooms 41 and 42, the huge double album was finally mixed and sequenced at 5 p.
More locks, more tools, rough chunks of metal and wood, and a number of devices whose uses Alec could not guess were mixed indiscriminately among masks, carvings, musical instruments of all descriptions, animal skulls, dried plants, fine pottery, glittering crystals-there was no rhyme or reason apparent in the arrangement.
These code values did not change, any more than the mixed alphabet of the disk did.
Thence snowy Altels and the giant Blumlisalp flashed it south along the crowding peaks and down among the Italian chestnut woods, who next sent it coursing over the rustling waves of the Adriatic and mixed it everywhere with the Mediterranean foam.
The universal practice of subsisting on a mixed diet, in which proteids are mixed with fats or amyloids, is therefore justifiable.
The ignited residue is mixed with 6 or 7 grams of anhydrous sodium carbonate.
The annals of the emperors exhibit a strong and various picture of human nature, which we should vainly seek among the mixed and doubtful characters of modern history.