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Definition of the noun admixture

What does admixture mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: admixtures

  1. the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonym of admixture: alloy
    • more generic words: impureness / impurity = the condition of being impure
  2. an additional ingredient that is added by mixing with the base
    • example: the growing medium should be equal parts of sand and loam with an admixture of peat moss and cow manure
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of admixture: intermixture
    • more generic word: ingredient = a component of a mixture or compound
  3. the act of mixing together

Alternative definition of the noun admixture

noun

  1. A mixture; used especially in several contexts
  2. [context: epilepsy] a mixture composed of entities retaining their individual properties.
  3. A mixture of genetically differentiated groups.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for admixture

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Google previewConcrete Admixtures Handbook, 2nd Ed. (1996)

Properties, Science and Technology by V.S. Ramachandran

INTRODUCTION An accelerating admixture is a material that is added to concrete for reducing the time of setting and accelerating early strength development. Accelerating admixtures are used in cold ...

Google previewA Companion to Forensic Anthropology (2012)

by Dennis Dirkmaat

that idiosyncratic variation and racial admixture is a possible cause for some of the low observed frequencies of these traits is considered by these authors to be unfounded and typological.

Google previewAnnual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 27, 2007 (2007)

Biopsychosocial Approaches to Longevity by Leonard W. Poon, PhD, DPhil, Thomas T. Perls, MD, MPH

Population admixture is a major confounding factor in our study. The Georgia population is primarily of European and African descent, with admixes of other origins present as well. The general approach of using marker loci unlinked to the ...

Google previewA System of Oral Surgery (1884)

Being a Treatise on the Diseases and Surgery of the Mouth, Jaws, Face, Teeth, and Associate Parts by James Edmund Garretson

A standard preparation is the liquor morphia; sulphatis ; the admixture is a grain of the salt to an ounce of water; the dose, from a tea- to a ...

Google previewQuantitative Molecular Pharmacology and Informatics in Drug Discovery (1999)

by Michael Lutz, Terry Kenakin

Admixture is a sampling problem that is not unique to genetics. However, admixture is useful in order to understand the basis of linkage disequilibrium and allelic association. The basic concept of linkage disequilibrium is that marker and ...

Google previewEnglish as a Lingua Franca (2014)

Theorizing and teaching English by Ian Mackenzie

Admixture refers to what in SLA theory is generally described as interference or transfer, although as outlined in the previous chapter, proponents of ELF and plurilingualism generally prefer to describe this in terms of multicompetence. Trudgill ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Elder Care (2007)

The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care, Second Edition by Eugenia L. Siegler, MD, FACP, Elizabeth Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN, Mathy Mezey, EdD, RN, FAAN

A total nutrient admixture is a parenteral nutrition solution that includes intravenous fat emulsions, while a 2-in-1 formulation does not include intravenous fat emulsions (Mirtallo et al., 2004), but intravenous fat may be administered as a ...

Google previewPhilologia Anglicana: or, a Philological and synonymical dictionary of the English language; in which the words are deduced from their originals-their sense defined-and the same illustrated and supported by proper examples and notes, critical and explanatory. [“A-Adornment” only.] (1806)

by Benjamin DAWSON (Rector of Burgh, Suffolk.)

A mass which to the eye appears to be nothing but mere simple earth, shall, to the smell or taste, discover a plentiful admixture '“ of sulphur, alum, or some other mineral.” Woodward's Natural History. 2. “ Whatever acrimony, or amaritude, ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang (2006)

by Grant Barrett

Visible Admixture Law n. a post-bellum statute requiring voters who appeared to have African ancestry to answer certain questions. Now hist. 1860 Coshocton County Democrat (Ohio) (Mar. 6) 1: The Ohio Statesman, which lately attached so ...

Google previewAn elementary dictionary, or cyclopædiæ, for the use of maltsters, brewers [&c.]. (1838)

by George Adolphus Wigney

The feculent condition of fluids, may be caused by the simple or chemical admixture of various substances with a pure and transparent fluid, or by the suspension and diffusion of the excretory products of fermentation or decomposition.

Google previewAn Elementary Dictionary, Or, Cyclopaediae, for the Use of Maltsters, Brewers, Distillers, Rectifiers, Vinegar Manufacturers, and Others (1838)

by George Adolphus Wigney

The feculent condition of fluids, may be caused by the simple or chemical admixture of various substances with a pure and transparent fluid, or by the suspension and diffusion of the excretory products of fermentation or decomposition.

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Small photo of cherry tomato is a rounded, small fruited tomato thought to be an intermediate genetic admixture between wild currant-type tomatoes and domesticated garden tomatoes, small size, varieties in colors.Small photo of Mellow autumn. Midst of autumn in Boreal coniferous forests with admixture of birch and aspen, lake country. Scandinavia, LaplandSmall photo of Mellow autumn. Midst of autumn in Boreal coniferous forests with admixture of birch and aspen, lake country. Scandinavia, LaplandSmall photo of Mellow autumn. Midst of autumn in Boreal coniferous forests with admixture of birch and aspen, bluff formation. Scandinavia, LaplandSmall photo of Mellow autumn. Midst of autumn in Boreal coniferous forests (taiga) with admixture of birch and aspen. Scandinavia, LaplandSmall photo of Cherry tomato is a rounded and small fruited tomato though to be ab intermidiate genetic admixture between wild currant type tomatoes and domesticated.Small photo of Mellow autumn. Midst of autumn in Boreal coniferous forests (taiga) with admixture of birch and aspen. Scandinavia, Lapland More...

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Admixture Meaning

Video shows what admixture means. An instance of admixing, a mixing-in of something. A mixing-in of a biologically or genetically differentiated group to an ...

Quotes about admixture

From the throes of inspiration and the eddies of thought the poet may at last be able to arrive at, and convey the right admixture of words and meaning. (Eyvind Johnson)
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The value of this 9-letter word is 19 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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