Definition of intermix in English:

intermix

Syllabification: in·ter·mix
Pronunciation: /ˌintərˈmiks
 
/

verb

  • Mix together: [with object]: the ore had to be handled so that it was not inadvertently intermixed with other material [no object]: along its southern edge low trees intermix with the shrubs
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    • You can smell the mint, basil, and dill intermixing together and providing the outside with their spicy, sweet scents.
    • This started the process whereby the fibres began to felt together as the scales on the individual fibres intermixed.
    • Cultural backgrounds become intermixed and paths blended when people migrate to towns and cities.

Derivatives

intermixable

adjective
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  • Brilliant, vibrant, and opaque colors are all intermixable and clean up with water.
  • All acrylics are self sealing and intermixable, making the color possibilities endless.
  • Our range of intermixable low metal release onglaze colours is suitable for indirect and direct applications using both conventional and fast firing cycles.

intermixture

Pronunciation: /-ˈmiksCHər/
noun
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  • It is precisely such intermixture, such ‘composite character,’ Emerson concludes, that contributed to England's emergence as one of the world's great civilizations and powers.
  • In the 1930s, anthropologists commonly held that there had once been ‘pure races’, and variation in today's populations was due to intermixture.
  • Portuguese-speaking Brazil (which constitutes half of South America in population and territory) testifies even more strongly to African intermixture.

Origin

mid 16th century (originally as the past participle intermixt): from Latin intermixtus, past participle of intermiscere 'mix together', from inter- 'between' + miscere 'to mix'.

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