[ UK /ɐdmˈɪkst‍ʃɐ/ ]
  1. 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
  2. the act of mixing together
    the mixing of sound channels in the recording studio
    paste made by a mix of flour and water
  3. the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something
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How To Use admixture In A Sentence

  • Balzac expended a great deal of pains, and one of whom he seems to have "caressed," as the French say, with a curious admixture of dislike and admiration. The Thirteen
  • On another occasion Heine writes that Kalkbrenner is envied for his elegant manners, for his polish and sweetishness, and for his whole marchpane-like appearance, in which, however, ihe calm observer discovers a shabby admixture of involuntary Frederic Chopin as a Man and Musician
  • If lime water or barytic water occasions a precipitate which again vanishes by the admixture of muriatic acid, then carbonic acid is present in the water. A Treatise on Adulterations of Food, and Culinary Poisons Exhibiting the Fraudulent Sophistications of Bread, Beer, Wine, Spiritous Liquors, Tea, Coffee, Cream, Confectionery, Vinegar, Mustard, Pepper, Cheese, Olive Oil, Pickles, and Other Articles Employ
  • The result of this admixture of the real and the unreal is confusion thrice confounded. The Somnambulists
  • However, preliminary genetic analyses showed offspring admixture was probably caused by apicultural drift (beekeepers' term for the change of hive or colony).
  • Aluminum-silicon composite ultra-fine fume is a fume mineral additive with utility model patent, which won Fume Mineral Admixtures Extracted from Corundum Soot and Production of Synthetic Potash.
  • The plant can produce up to 100 cubic yards per hour on the job-site and can handle up to four chemical admixtures.
  • Nevertheless, in the ninth century, Danila, the scribe of the three-columned bible of La Cava, mastered capitalis, uncial, half-uncial, a slanting half-uncial with uncial admixture, and minuscule, all with equal elegance." (p. 99) December Books 11) Latin Palaeography
  • Given recent fossil evidence, Africa may have provided the greatest opportunity for admixture between archaic subpopulations of Homo, simply because Africa harbored the highest levels of diversity.
  • Suppose a man of great birth and fortune, who in his youth had been an enthusiastic friend of Lord Byron and a jocund companion of George IV.; who had in him an immense degree of lofty romantic sentiment with an equal degree of well-bred worldly cynicism, but who, on account of that admixture, which is so rare, kept The Parisians — Complete
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