2. That which results from mixing different ingredients together; a compound; as, to drink a mixture of molasses and water; — also, a medley.

There is also a mixture of good and evil wisely distributed by God, to serve the ends of his providence.

3. An ingredient entering into a mixed mass; an additional ingredient.

Cicero doubts whether it were possible for a community to exist that had not a prevailing mixture of piety in its constitution.

4. (Med.) A kind of liquid medicine made up of many ingredients; esp., as opposed to solution, a liquid preparation in which the solid ingredients are not completely dissolved.

5. (Physics & Chem.) A mass of two or more ingredients, the particles of which are separable, independent, and uncompounded with each other, no matter how thoroughly and finely commingled; — contrasted with a compound; thus, gunpowder is a mechanical mixture of carbon, sulphur, and niter.

6. (Mus.) An organ stop, comprising from two to five ranges of pipes, used only in combination with the foundation and compound stops; — called also furniture stop. It consists of high harmonics, or overtones, of the ground tone.

Syn. — Union; admixture; intermixture; medley.

(Miz"maze`) n. A maze or labyrinth. [Obs.]

(Miz"zen) a. [It. mezzana, fr. mezzano middle, fr. mezzo middle, half: cf. F. misaine foresail. See Mezzo.] (Naut.) Hindmost; nearest the stern; as, the mizzen shrouds, sails, etc.

(Miz"zen), n. (Naut.) The hindmost of the fore and aft sails of a three-masted vessel; also, the spanker.

(Miz"zen*mast) n. (Naut.) The hindmost mast of a three-masted vessel, or of a yawl- rigged vessel.

(Miz"zle) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Mizzled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Mizzling ] [See Misle, and cf. Mistle.]

1. To rain in very fine drops. Spenser.

2. To take one's self off; to go. [Slang]

As long as George the Fourth could reign, he reigned,
And then he mizzled.
Epigram, quoted by Wright.

(Miz"zle), n. Mist; fine rain.

(Miz"zy) n. [Cf. F. moisi moldy, musty, p. p. of moisir to mold, fr. L. mucere to be moldy.] A bog or quagmire. [Obs.] Ainsworth.

(Mne*mon"ic) Mnemonical
(Mne*mon"ic*al) a. [Gr. mnhmoniko`s, fr. mnh`mwn mindful, remembering, mnh`mh memory, mna^sqai to think on, remember; akin to E. mind.] Assisting in memory.

(Mne`mo*ni"cian) n. One who instructs in the art of improving or using the memory.

(Mne*mon"ics) n. [Gr. ta~ mnhmonika`: cf. F. mnémonique.] The art of memory; a system of precepts and rules intended to assist the memory; artificial memory.

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