a substance made by mixing other substances together:form the mixture into a manageable doughshandy is a mixture of beer and lemonade
[mass noun] the process of mixing or being mixed.
a combination of different things in which the component elements are individually distinct:the old town is a mixture of narrow medieval streets and 18th-century architecture
Chemistry the product of the random distribution of one substance through another without any chemical reaction, as distinct from a compound.
the charge of gas or vapour mixed with air which is admitted to the cylinder of an internal-combustion engine, especially as regards the ratio of fuel to air:newer pilots often leave their mixture rich during an entire flight
(also mixture stop) an organ stop in which each key sounds a group of small pipes of different pitches, giving a very bright tone.
the mixture as before
British the same treatment repeated.
[used formerly as an instruction on a medicine bottle]