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Webster 1913 Edition


Mixed

Mixed

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Adj.
Formed by mixing; united; mingled; blended. See
Mix
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Verb.
T.
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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.

Webster 1828 Edition


Mixed

MIX'ED

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pp.
United in a promiscuous mass or compound; blended; joined; mingled; associated.
1.
a. Promiscuous; consisting of various kinds or different things; as a mixed multitude.

Definition 2022


mixed

mixed

English

Verb

mixed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of mix

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mixed (comparative more mixed, superlative most mixed)

  1. Having two or more separate aspects.
    I get a very mixed feeling from this puzzling painting.
  2. Not completely pure, tainted or adulterated.
    My joy was somewhat mixed when my partner said she was pregnant: it's a lot of responsibility.
  3. Including both male(s) and female(s).
    The tennis match was mixed with a boy and a girl on each side.
    My son attends a mixed school, my daughter an all-girl grammar school.
  4. Stemming from two or more races or breeds
    The benefit dog show has both mixed and single-breed competitions.
    Mixed blood can surprisingly produce inherited properties which neither parent showed

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