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Definition of the noun admixture
What does admixture mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: admixtures
- the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something
- an additional ingredient that is added by mixing with the base
- the act of mixing together
Alternative definition of the noun admixture
- A mixture; used especially in several contexts
- [context: epilepsy] a mixture composed of entities retaining their individual properties.
- A mixture of genetically differentiated groups.
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Re-examining the Behavior of Concrete at Early Ages
Admixtures Accelerating admixture is a material used on concrete to aid in reducing the set time and to promote increases in early strength gain. According to ASTM C 494, accelerators are classified as either Type C or Type C & E. Type C ...
by Susan Blackburn
Venous admixture is a convenient way to describe the amount of mixed venous blood it would take to obtain the...
In adults the major component of venous admixture is the maldistribution of ventilation.177 These differences stabilize as ...
by Charles E. Reynolds, James C. Steedman, Anthony J. Threlfall
Admixtures An admixture is a material, usually a liquid, which is added to a batch of concrete during mixing to modify the properties of the fresh or the hardened concrete in some way. Most admixtures benefit concrete by reducing the ...
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 water concreting ...
English 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 ...
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 ...
Towards an Understanding of the Issues by Susanne Berthier-Foglar, Sheila Collingwood-Whittick, Sandrine Tolazzi
Admixture is the common method of measuring the likely overall contribution to our genomes of ancestors with varying origins. Some of the genetic rationales for discerning admixture were mentioned above in relation to population structure: to ...
A 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Problems and Approaches by Michael Speicher, Stylianos E. Antonarakis, Arno G. Motulsky
Genetic admixture is a worldwide phenomenon and is not limited to the North America. An example of an admixed population in the Eurasian continent is the Uyghur population living in the Xinjiang province in western China. Because of its ...
Mineral admixture is a term that has lost favor in most circles of concrete experts. At the moment it remains a part of ASTM C 94/C 94M and is an easy term to understand and use. Mineral admixtures (see Footnote 3 of Section 220.127.116.11) are very ...
Encyclopedia of Cancer (2011)
by Manfred Schwab
Recent admixture between genetically differentiated populations can result in high levels of linkage disequilibrium even at far apart loci. Studies involving admixture population utilize mtDNA. > Mitochondrial DNA Adnexal Mass Definition A ...
Philologia 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, ...
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.
An 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 difi'usion of the excretory products of fermentation or decomposition.
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 ...
The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)
by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
The heat generated during the mixture of the acid and water is guarded against by the gradual admixture ; and the diluted acid being purer than the strong from the circumstance of not being able to hold in solution some sulphates which liit ...
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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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