- a person or thing that mixes.
- a person, with reference to sociability: She's a good mixer to have at a large party.
- a kitchen utensil or an electrical appliance having one or more beaters and used in mixing, beating, or blending foods.
- Also mix. a beverage, as ginger ale, fruit juice, or soda water that can be combined with liquor to produce a mixed drink, especially a highball.
- Audio. an electronic device for blending, fading, substitution, etc., of sounds from various sources, as from microphones or separately recorded soundtracks, for broadcast or recording.
- Radio and Television, Recording. a technician who operates a mixer in a studio.
- the person responsible for the original recording of a movie soundtrack.Compare recordist.
- a social event, as a party or dance, where people can meet informally.
- mixing faucet.
- Metallurgy. a container for blending and storing molten pig iron from several blast furnaces.
Origin of mixer
Related Words for mixerblender, juicer, part, component, ingredient, tonic, seltzer, tea, party, social
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Contemporary Examples of mixer
They can be ingested sporadically or used as a mixer throughout the night (though a can of Sprite seems to be the latest trick).History's Craziest Hangover Cures
December 30, 2014
With the mixer on low, slowly add the flour mixture to the butter-sugar mixture.Make These Barefoot Contessa Salty Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies
November 28, 2014
Every aspiring DJ could smash and grab himself a mixer and some turntables.Bam! Pow! Bling! Hip-Hop's History Gets the Graphic Novel Treatment
August 25, 2014
Coldplay used their mixer to do the final mixdown, which I got and I loved.Giorgio Moroder, Dance Music Legend, on Remixing Coldplay’s ‘Midnight’ and ‘Crazy’ Lana Del Rey
April 30, 2014
You can crack a dozen eggs into one, and it will magically dispense them exactly one at a time into your mixer.The 2012 Holiday Kitchen Gift Guide
December 13, 2012
Historical Examples of mixer
Nor did he sink his grievance on the arrival of the Mixer a few moments later.
Also I noted the absence of the Mixer and wondered how the host had contrived to eliminate her.
"Poor Jackson's face was a study," declared the Mixer to me later.
The Mixer regarded her son-in-law with some annoyance, I thought.
An hour later I chanced to be with him in our detached hut, when the Mixer entered.
- a person or thing that mixes
- a person considered in relation to his ability to mix socially
- a person who creates trouble for others
- a kitchen appliance, usually electrical, used for mixing foods, etc
- a drink such as ginger ale, fruit juice, etc, used in preparing cocktails
- electronics a device in which two or more input signals are combined to give a single output signal
- short for sound mixer, vision mixer
1610s, "worker who mixes," agent noun from mix (v.). As a type of machine, from 1876. Meaning "troublemaker" attested by 1938; sense of "social gathering to mingle and get acquainted" dates from 1916.