the act of mixing; state of being mixed.
anything added; any alien element or ingredient: This is a pure product; there are no admixtures.
a compound containing an admixture.
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How to use admixture in a sentence
Artifacts in China19 and Sumatra20 dating to before 60,000 years ago seem suspiciously modern, and genetic analysis of Siberian Neanderthals dating to 120,000 years ago suggests admixture from populations related to modern humans.The Human Family Tree, It Turns Out, Is Complicated - Issue 102: Hidden Truths | Razib Khan | June 30, 2021 | Nautilus
The notion that “true” Americans are the descendants of English settlers whose character has been fortified by the admixture of Viking blood is abetted by the myth of the Norse discovery of America.No, the Vikings Did Not Discover America. Here's Why That Myth is Problematic | Gordon Campbell | June 29, 2021 | Time
The story of human history is one of migrations over the globe and admixture—the exchange of DNA—between populations.The architects of South African apartheid had mixed race ancestry, DNA confirms | Carina Schlebusch | June 6, 2021 | Quartz
His wife, Susan, who is Irish, was equally loyal, with a welcome admixture of aggression.
She would have read no resentment there; the pale, sad face told of suffering, with no admixture of baser motives.Alone | Marion Harland
Also unmistakable signs of a greater or lesser admixture of black blood are numerous.Spanish Life in Town and Country | L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
In the scales of the lyre called malaka the admixture, according to i. 16, is one of chrmatikon syntonon, according to ii.The Modes of Ancient Greek Music | David Binning Monro
They have also adopted his admixture of various styles and metres, suited to a changeful theme discussed by various speakers.
The sounds which he drew from the pianoforte were pure tone without the least admixture of anything that might be called noise.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician | Frederick Niecks
British Dictionary definitions for admixture
a less common word for mixture
anything added in mixing; ingredient
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