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Commixture   Listen
noun
Commixture  n.  
1.
The act or process of mixing; the state of being mingled; the blending of ingredients in one mass or compound. "In the commixture of anything that is more oily or sweet, such bodies are least apt to putrefy."
2.
The mass formed by mingling different things; a compound; a mixture.






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"Commixture" Quotes from Famous Books



... distinctive peculiarities. This line will separate the Malayan and all the Asiatic races, from the Papuans and all that inhabit the Pacific; and though along the line of junction intermigration and commixture have taken place, yet the division is on the whole almost as well defined and strongly contrasted, as is the corresponding zoological division of the Archipelago, into an Indo-Malayan and ...
— The Malay Archipelago - Volume II. (of II.) • Alfred Russel Wallace

... the critic, constitutes the true value of poetry." She had not the full tones of Banti, but rather resembled those of Allegranti, whom she closely imitated. Her voice, in its very high tones, was something of the quality of a flute or flageolet, or resembled a commixture of the finest sounds of the flute and violin, if such could be imagined. It was then "wild and wandering," but of singular sweetness. "Its agility," says Mount Edgcumbe, "was very great, and everything ...
— Great Singers, First Series - Faustina Bordoni To Henrietta Sontag • George T. Ferris



Words linked to "Commixture" :   compounding, commix, combination, mixture, mix, mixing, intermixture



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