Definition of mixer in English:

mixer

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɪksə
 
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noun

  • 1A machine for mixing things, especially an electrical appliance for mixing foods: a food mixer
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    • All small appliances such as food mixers and juicers can be permanently housed there, with messy, noisy work undertaken out of sight.
    • Beat in the eggs, one at a time, with a wooden spoon, an electric mixer, or a food processor until the dough is smooth and satiny.
    • It was a time when pressure cookers, gas cookers and food mixers were making kitchen tasks easier, but refrigerators were still something of a novelty.
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  • 2 [with adjective] A person considered in terms of their ability to mix socially with others: media people need to be good mixers
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    • They have to be brilliant mixers, able to work a room and control the mood of the crowd, and the best ones now travel the world earning the kind of money most of us can only dream of.
  • 2.1North American A social gathering at which people can make new acquaintances.
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    • Tourists visit from all over the world to participate in the week's activities, which include concerts, parades, puppet shows, and social mixers that stir from dusk until dawn.
    • The Club will hold its monthly social mixer on Tuesday 18 May from 7pm.in Zapata's.
    • It all started at a grade seven school mixer in 1985.
    Synonyms
    sociable person, socializer, mingler, extrovert, social butterfly, socialite, life and soul of the party, party animal
  • 3A soft drink that can be mixed with alcohol: use low-calorie mixers in your cocktails
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    • If you have mixed drinks, use mixers that are sugar-free, such as diet soda, tonic water, club soda or seltzer.
    • The beverage side has the usual local beers around, or a bottle of imported whiskey for 850 baht, plus the normal soft drinks and mixers.
    • The distiller recommends only drinking the 180 proof poteen with mixers.
  • 3.1 [mass noun] A type of dry pet food which can be mixed with moist tinned food: dogs must be fed with an equal volume of canned food and mixer
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    • The line of canned super-premium dry dog food mixer/toppers has been expanded to include flavorful new 95% Salmon and 95% Turkey recipes.
  • 4(In sound recording and cinematography) a device for merging input signals to produce a combined output in the form of sound or pictures.
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    • Your default mixer and audio devices should be automatically detected, so that part should already be filled in.
    • If the DJ sets up near the console, the DJ mixer's outputs can be patched into channel line inputs.
    • I worked doing sound recording for a company and I had a sound mixer.
  • 4.1A person who operates a signals mixer: a sound mixer
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    • Reality shows in general are incredibly demanding for location sound mixers.
    • With Ted, we've bred a staff of really talented mixers who are technically astute with the format.
    • ‘Audio Mixing’ allows the viewer to get an idea of what it's like to be a sound mixer on a film.

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