Music. a recording that combines vocal and instrumental tracks from two or more recordings.
a combination or mixing of dissimilar elements, especially content from different sources: an adventure/horror/war movie mash-up; a web mash-up that overlays digital maps with crime statistics.
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How to use mash-up in a sentence
Orson Welles (1965) His Chimes at Midnight was a mash-up of the Shakespeare plays in which Sir John Falstaff appears.
Because this is my book,” Kibbe writes, he decided to “mash up” the conversations into an “imaginary gab fest.Why The Tea Party Won’t Go Away And More Wisdom From Matt Kibbe | Michael Signer | April 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
For lack of a better term, it was an animal-hostage video, an unholy new mash-up of internet genres.The Taliban Trolled the Internet with a Dog Video and Upstaged an American POW | Brian Van Reet | February 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
USA Today reported that "quotes from their songs would be included in a music mash-up during the show."Yes, the Pseudo-lesbian Band t.A.T.u. Sang at Sochi’s Opening Ceremony | Amy Zimmerman | February 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
What makes August: Osage County unusual is its risky mash up of both: the Acting Great teaming up with the Movie Star.Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts Finally Collide in ‘August: Osage County’ | Kevin Fallon | December 24, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Boil the potato until thoroughly done, mash up fine, and while hot add the sugar and butter.The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887) | Mrs. F.L. Gillette
You mash up your big potato and put butter and salt on it, and I'll do the same with my little one.Twelve Men | Theodore Dreiser
A head, some one with authority to mash up the departments into uniform and rapid action.The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 1 of 2 | Edward Tyas Cook
Mash up the pickled walnuts, dissolve part of the butter on the stove and add both to the other ingredients; mix all well.The Allinson Vegetarian Cookery Book | Thomas R. Allinson
Peel and slice the bananas, and cook in the milk until they will mash up well.The Allinson Vegetarian Cookery Book | Thomas R. Allinson
British Dictionary definitions for mashup
a piece of recorded or live music in which a producer or DJ blends together two or more tracks, often of contrasting genres
a hybrid website that collates and displays information taken from various other online sources
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