[ mik-ser ]
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  1. a person or thing that mixes.

  2. a person, with reference to sociability: She's a good mixer to have at a large party.

  1. a kitchen utensil or an electrical appliance having one or more beaters and used in mixing, beating, or blending foods.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Radio and Television, Recording. a technician who operates a mixer in a studio.

  5. the person responsible for the original recording of a movie soundtrack.: Compare recordist.

  6. a social event, as a party or dance, where people can meet informally.

  7. Metallurgy. a container for blending and storing molten pig iron from several blast furnaces.

Origin of mixer

First recorded in 1605–15; mix + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for mixer


/ (ˈmɪksə) /

  1. a person or thing that mixes

  2. informal

    • a person considered in relation to his ability to mix socially

    • a person who creates trouble for others

  1. a kitchen appliance, usually electrical, used for mixing foods, etc

  2. a drink such as ginger ale, fruit juice, etc, used in preparing cocktails

  3. electronics a device in which two or more input signals are combined to give a single output signal

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