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

  Mixture \Mix"ture\, n. [L. mixtura, fr. miscere, mixtum, to mix:
     cf. F. mixture. See Mix.]
     1. The act of mixing, or the state of being mixed; as, made
        by a mixture of ingredients. --Hooker.
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     2. That which results from mixing different ingredients
        together; a compound; as, to drink a mixture of molasses
        and water; -- also, a medley.
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              There is also a mixture of good and evil wisely
              distributed by God, to serve the ends of his
              providence.                           --Atterbury.
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     3. An ingredient entering into a mixed mass; an additional
        ingredient.
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              Cicero doubts whether it were possible for a
              community to exist that had not a prevailing mixture
              of piety in its constitution.         --Addison.
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     4. (Med.) A kind of liquid medicine made up of many
        ingredients; esp., as opposed to solution, a liquid
        preparation in which the solid ingredients are not
        completely dissolved.
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     5. (Physics & Chem.) A mass of two or more ingredients, the
        particles of which are separable, independent, and
        uncompounded with each other, no matter how thoroughly and
        finely commingled; -- contrasted with a compound and
        solution; thus, gunpowder is a mechanical mixture of
        carbon, sulphur, and niter.
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     6. (Mus.) An organ stop, comprising from two to five ranges
        of pipes, used only in combination with the foundation and
        compound stops; -- called also furniture stop. It
        consists of high harmonics, or overtones, of the ground
        tone.
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     Syn: Union; admixture; intermixture; medley.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  mixture
      n 1: (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more
           substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not
           with chemical bonding)
      2: any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients; "he
         volunteered to taste her latest concoction"; "he drank a
         mixture of beer and lemonade" [syn: concoction, mixture,
         intermixture]
      3: a collection containing a variety of sorts of things; "a
         great assortment of cars was on display"; "he had a variety
         of disorders"; "a veritable smorgasbord of religions" [syn:
         assortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany,
         miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord,
         potpourri, motley]
      4: an event that combines things in a mixture; "a gradual
         mixture of cultures" [syn: mix, mixture]
      5: 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 :

  235 Moby Thesaurus words for "mixture":
     English horn, admixture, alloy, alloying, amalgam, amalgamating,
     amalgamation, assemblage, assembly, associating, association,
     assortment, balm, balsam, bassoon, blend, blending, block flute,
     bombard, bourdon, brew, building, buildup, cello,
     chemical solution, claribel, clarinet, clarion, collectanea,
     combination, combining, combo, commixture, composite, composition,
     compost, compound, concert flute, concoction, confection,
     conglomerate, conglomeration, constitution, construction,
     contrariety, contrast, cornet, cornopean, cromorna, cymbel,
     decoction, decoctum, departure, deviation, diapason, difference,
     disaccord, disaccordance, disagreement, disconformity,
     discongruity, discordance, discrepancy, discreteness, disparity,
     dissent, dissimilarity, dissonance, distinction, distinctness,
     divergence, divergency, diversity, drops, drug, dulciana,
     electuary, elixir, embodiment, ensemble, ethical drug, fabrication,
     far cry, farrago, fashioning, flute stop, formation,
     foundation stop, fourniture, fusing, fusion, gallimaufry, gamba,
     gedeckt, gemshorn, generic name, getup, goulash, harmonic flute,
     hash, herbs, heterogeneity, hodgepodge, hybrid stop, immixture,
     inaccordance, incompatibility, incongruity, inconsistency,
     inconsonance, incorporation, inequality, infusion, inhalant,
     inharmoniousness, inharmony, interfusion, intermingling,
     intermixture, interweaving, irreconcilability, jumble, junction,
     koppel flute, larigot, leach, leachate, lincture, linctus,
     lixivium, magma, make, makeup, materia medica, medicament,
     medication, medicinal, medicinal herbs, medicine, medley, melange,
     melodia, merger, merging, mess, mingling, miscellanea, miscellany,
     mishmash, mix, mix-up, mixing, mutation stop, nazard,
     nonconformity, nonprescription drug, oboe, octave, oddments, odds,
     odds and ends, officinal, olio, olla podrida, omnium gatherum,
     omnium-gatherum, opposition, organ stop, organization, otherness,
     paste, patent medicine, pharmacon, physic, piccolo,
     piecing together, plein jeu, posaune, powder, preparation,
     prescription drug, principal, proprietary, proprietary medicine,
     proprietary name, putting together, quint, quintaten, ragout, rank,
     ranket, reed stop, register, rohr flute, salmagundi, separateness,
     sesquialtera, setup, shaping, shawm, simples, solution,
     spitz flute, stop, stopped diapason, stopped flute,
     string diapason, string stop, structure, structuring, sundries,
     syneresis, synthesis, syrup, theraputant, tierce, tisane, tremolo,
     trombone, trumpet, twelfth, unconformity, unda maris, unlikeness,
     unorthodoxy, variance, variation, variegation, variety,
     vegetable remedies, vibrato, viola, voix celeste, vox angelica,
     vox humana
  
  

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