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 for mixing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.]
     1. 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.
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              Fair persuasions mixed with sugared words. --Shak.
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     2. To unite with in company; to join; to associate.
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              Ephraim, he hath mixed himself among the people.
                                                    --Hos. vii. 8.
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     3. To form by mingling; to produce by the stirring together
        of ingredients; to compound of different parts.
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              Hast thou no poison mixed?            --Shak.
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              I have chosen an argument mixed of religious and
              civil considerations.                 --Bacon.
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     4. To combine (two or more activities) within a specified or
        implied time frame; as, to mix studying and partying while
        at college.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the act of mixing together; "paste made by a mix of flour
           and water"; "the mixing of sound channels in the recording
           studio" [syn: mix, commixture, admixture, mixture,
           intermixture, mixing]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  43 Moby Thesaurus words for "mixing":
     FCC, FM broadcasting, Federal Communications Commission, admixture,
     alloyage, amalgamation, blending, broadcasting, coalescence,
     combination, comminglement, commingling, commixture, composition,
     eclecticism, fade-out, fusion, immixture, integration, interfusion,
     interlaced scanning, interlarding, interlardment, interminglement,
     intermingling, intermixture, merger, mingling, mixture, monitoring,
     pluralism, radiobroadcasting, scanning, shading,
     standard broadcasting, switching, syncretism, telecasting,
     televising, tone control, transmission, vestigial transmission,
     volume control

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