Associations to the word «Mixed»


MIXED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of mix
MIXED, adjective. Having two or more separate aspects.
MIXED, adjective. Not completely pure, tainted or adulterated.
MIXED, adjective. Including both male(s) and female(s).
MIXED, adjective. Stemming from two or more races or breeds
MIXED BAG, noun. Any bag containing a mixture of something.
MIXED BAG, noun. By extension, a group of entities with few characteristics in common; an assortment.
MIXED BAG, noun. (idiomatic) something tending to have both good and bad results or characteristics; something having a mixture of advantages and disadvantages.
MIXED BAGS, noun. Plural of mixed bag
MIXED BLESSING, noun. (idiomatic) Something that has both good and bad features.
MIXED COMPANY, noun. A gathering in which both males and females are present.
MIXED DECLENSION, noun. In German grammar, the declension pattern for attributive adjectives that follow the indefinite article ein, kein and possessive determiners such as mein and dein.
MIXED DOUBLES, noun. (sports) A game played between two teams, each consisting of a female and a male.
MIXED DRINK, noun. An alcoholic drink made from one or more kinds of liquor mixed with other ingredients.
MIXED DRINKS, noun. Plural of mixed drink
MIXED GRILL, noun. A meal consisting of a number of grilled meats.
MIXED INHIBITION, noun. (biochemistry) A mode of enzyme inhibition that includes components of both competitive and uncompetitive inhibition.
MIXED INITIATIVE, noun. (computing) A computer-human interaction in which either the computer or the human can take initiative and decide what to do next.
MIXED INITIATIVES, noun. Plural of mixed initiative
MIXED LANGUAGE, noun. A language formed by combining two languages, keeping elements of the grammar of both.
MIXED LANGUAGES, noun. Plural of mixed language
MIXED MARRIAGE, noun. Marriage between people of different socially-distinguished groups, such as different races, cultures or religions.
MIXED MARRIAGE, noun. (poker slang) A king and a queen of different suits as a starting hand in Texas hold 'em (see marriage (poker slang)).
MIXED MARRIAGES, noun. Plural of mixed marriage
MIXED MARTIAL ARTS, noun. A style of combat sport allowing a wide range of combat techniques such as striking and grappling.
MIXED MESSAGE, noun. (idiomatic) Any communication that is contradictory, inconsistent, or unclear, especially in its motive or intent.
MIXED METAPHOR, noun. (linguistics) An overreaching or contradictory combination of two distinct metaphors, similes or idioms.
MIXED METAPHORS, noun. Plural of mixed metaphor
MIXED MUTATION, noun. A type of pronunciation change required when speaking certain Celtic languages.
MIXED NUMBER, noun. A number consisting of a whole number and a fraction, such as 11½
MIXED NUMBERS, noun. Plural of mixed number
MIXED NUTS, noun. A mixture of shelled nuts of various types.
MIXED NUTS, noun. (US standard of identity) A mixture of: shelled peanuts (optional); at least four types of shelled tree nuts (or at least three, if the container for sale contains less than two ounces and is transparent), each in a proportion of at least two percent; and, optionally, other functional ingredients. No one type of nuts may comprise more than eighty percent of the mixture.
MIXED OXIDE, noun. (inorganic chemistry) Any mixture of the oxides of more than one metal, but especially the blend of plutonium and uranium oxides that is used (as MOX fuel) in nuclear reactors
MIXED PICTURE, noun. (idiomatic) A situation in which both negatives and positives are found.
MIXED REACTION, noun. The state of diverse reception, when there are many who praise something while there are also many who dislike it.
MIXED REACTION, noun. Used with irony to mean an unmixed reaction, usually opposition.
MIXED REACTIONS, noun. Plural of mixed reaction
MIXED SALT, noun. (inorganic chemistry) An inorganic compound that consists of a fixed proportion of two salts, often sharing either a common cation or common anion
MIXED SIGNAL, noun. An unclear message, often contradicting a situation.
MIXED UP, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of mix up

Dictionary definition

MIXED, adjective. Consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds; "an arrangement of assorted spring flowers"; "assorted sizes"; "miscellaneous accessories"; "a mixed program of baroque and contemporary music"; "a motley crew"; "sundry sciences commonly known as social"- I.A.Richards.
MIXED, adjective. Involving or composed of different races; "interracial schools"; "a mixed neighborhood".

Wise words

A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.
Joseph Conrad