AskDefine | Define admixture

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1 the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something [syn: alloy]
2 an additional ingredient that is added by mixing with the base; "the growing medium should be equal parts of sand and loam with an admixture of peat moss and cow manure"; "a large intermixture of sand" [syn: intermixture]
3 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, mixture, intermixture, mixing]

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  1. something that is mixed together
  2. the mixing of genetically differentiated groups


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admixture in Arabic: مزيج
admixture in Guarani: Jehe'a
admixture in Catalan: Mescla
admixture in Czech: Směs
admixture in German: Gemisch
admixture in Modern Greek (1453-): Μίγμα
admixture in Spanish: Mezcla
admixture in French: Mélange
admixture in Galician: Mestura
admixture in Korean: 혼합물
admixture in Ido: Mixuro
admixture in Italian: Miscuglio
admixture in Hebrew: תערובת
admixture in Macedonian: Смеса
admixture in Dutch: Mengsel
admixture in Japanese: 混合物
admixture in Polish: Mieszanina
admixture in Portuguese: Mistura
admixture in Russian: Смесь
admixture in Simple English: Mixture
admixture in Slovak: Zmes
admixture in Finnish: Seos
admixture in Swedish: Blandning
admixture in Turkish: Kimyasal karışım
admixture in Chinese: 混合物

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