Origin of mixt
verb (used with object), mixed or mixt, mix·ing.
- to combine, blend, edit, etc. (the various components of a soundtrack): to mix dialogue and sound effects.
- to complete the mixing process on (a film, soundtrack, etc.): an important movie that took months to mix.
verb (used without object), mixed or mixt, mix·ing.
- to confuse completely, especially to mistake one person or thing for another: The teacher was always mixing up the twins.
- to involve or entangle.
Origin of mix
Examples from the Web for mixt
For by this means the Number of mixt Bodies is considerably increased.The Sceptical Chymist|Robert Boyle
The ground is stony, and scarce any thing but gravel, mixt with a little earth.The History of Louisiana|Le Page Du Pratz
Old Nick couldn't have slept near 'em; caw caw, caw, all mixt up together in one jumble of a sound, like "jawe."The Attache|Thomas Chandler Haliburton
Snow, mixt with rain, was falling, and was blown by the wind upon the tomb of Hofer.
The great republic seek that glowed, sublime,With the mixt freedom of a thousand states.Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of Rome|Oliver Goldsmith
- (in sound recording) to balance and adjust (the recorded tracks) on a multitrack tape machine
- (in live performance) to balance and adjust (the output levels from microphones and pick-ups)
- to cause mischief or trouble, often for a person namedshe tried to mix it for John
- to fight
Word Origin for mix
1530s, back-formation from Middle English myxte (early 15c.) "composed of more than one element, of mixed nature," from Anglo-French mixte, from Latin mixtus, past participle of miscere "to mix, mingle, blend; fraternize with; throw into confusion," from PIE *meik- "to mix" (cf. Sanskrit misrah "mixed," Greek misgein, mignynai "to mix, mix up, mingle; to join, bring together; join (battle); make acquainted with," Old Church Slavonic mešo, mesiti "to mix," Russian meshat, Lithuanian maišau "to mix, mingle," Welsh mysgu). Also borrowed in Old English as miscian. Related: Mixed; mixing.
1580s, "act of mixing," from mix (v.).