Meaning of mixer

mix•er

Pronunciation: (mik'sur), [key]
— n.
  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.
  3. a kitchen utensil or an electrical appliance having one or more beaters and used in mixing, beating, or blending foods.
  4. a beverage, as ginger ale, fruit juice, or soda water that can be combined with liquor to produce a mixed drink, esp. a highball.
  5. an electronic device for blending, fading, substitution, etc., of sounds from various sources, as from microphones or separately recorded soundtracks, for broadcast or recording.
  6. Radio and Television, Recording. a technician who operates a mixer in a studio.
  7. the person responsible for the original recording of a movie soundtrack. Cf.
  8. a social event, as a party or dance, where people can meet informally.
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  10. a container for blending and storing molten pig iron from several blast furnaces.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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