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.
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.
Metallurgy. a container for blending and storing molten pig iron from several blast furnaces.
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How to use mixer in a sentence
Kitchenaid Stand mixer Still the king of stand mixers, and a must-have for anyone who bakes a lot.
They were hard drinkers and fighters; loud, boastful talkers, good-natured if not opposed; good “mixers.”The New Stone Age in Northern Europe | John M. Tyler
The batter, stirred in drums like concrete mixers, was poured on with cranes and spouts.The Marvelous Exploits of Paul Bunyan | W. B. Laughead
The bands were all inside the tennis courts, with their guitars and mixers and keyboards and even a drum kit.Little Brother | Cory Doctorow
At Gatun the plant consisted of a series of immense cableways, an electric railroad, and enormous concrete mixers.The Panama Canal | Frederic Jennings Haskin
The train, with two big 2-cubic-yard buckets, drew up alongside two concrete mixers.The Panama Canal | Frederic Jennings Haskin
British Dictionary definitions for mixer
a person or thing that mixes
a person considered in relation to his ability to mix socially
a person who creates trouble for others
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