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admixture

Saltos de línea: ad¦mix|ture
Pronunciación: /ədˈmɪkstʃə
 
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Definición de admixture en inglés:

sustantivo

1A mixture: he felt that his work was an admixture of aggression and creativity
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The weathered minerals of the regolith, together with an admixture of organic matter and water, make up the soil.
  • An admixture of ceramic and mineral oxides are fashioned into the internal lining of attire for day-to-day usage, explains Dr. Jose.
  • Although the precise composition of the material was not known, it was believed to comprise a mixture of cements, plus crushed fine aggregates, pigments and chemical admixtures.
1.1Something mixed with something else: green with an admixture of black
1.2 [mass noun] The action of adding an ingredient to something else.
Example sentences
  • To be saved, it must be admired, but uncorrupted by modern admixture. ‘Museums have to persuade indigenous people to exhibit their culture without amalgamating it into the Western tradition.’
  • Eliot's admixture of praise and sharp criticism of Dickens's work first surfaced publicly in the essay on realism that she published in the Westminster Review in July 1856.
  • Given recent fossil evidence, Africa may have provided the greatest opportunity for admixture between archaic subpopulations of Homo, simply because Africa harbored the highest levels of diversity.

Origen

early 17th century (in the sense 'act of admixing'): from ad- (expressing addition) + mixture.

Words that rhyme with admixture

commixture, fixture, intermixture, mixture

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