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a substance made by mixing other substances together:form the mixture into a manageable dough shandy is a mixture of beer and lemonade the process of mixing or being mixed.
(a mixture of
) a combination of different qualities, things, or emotions in which the component elements are individually distinct:she thumped the pillow with a mixture of anger and frustration the old town is a mixture of narrow medieval streets and 18th-century architecture
a person regarded as a combination of qualities and attributes:he was a curious mixture, an unpredictable man 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 vapor mixed with air that 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.