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premix

[pree-miks]
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noun
  1. Also pre·mix·ture [pree-miks-cher] /priˈmɪks tʃər/. a mixture of ingredients, made before selling, using, etc.: The chain saw runs on a premix of oil and gasoline.
adjective
  1. mixed prior to using, marketing, etc.; premixed: premix concrete.
verb (used with object), pre·mixed or pre·mixt, pre·mix·ing.
  1. to mix beforehand, as in advance of selling or using.

Origin of premix

First recorded in 1930–35; pre- + mix
Related formspre·mix·er, noun
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Historical Examples

  • All the New York banking crowd who are interested in Premix.

    Murder in the Gunroom

    Henry Beam Piper

  • You see, Premix is only Little Business, as the foods industry goes, but they have something very sweet.

    Murder in the Gunroom

    Henry Beam Piper

  • Breakfast finally ended, and Varcek and Dunmore left for the Premix plant.

    Murder in the Gunroom

    Henry Beam Piper

  • It won't be official until the sixteenth of May, when the Premix stockholders meet, but that's just a formality.

    Murder in the Gunroom

    Henry Beam Piper

  • But it would cause a scandal that would rock the Premix Company to its very foundations.

    Murder in the Gunroom

    Henry Beam Piper