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Admi'xtion. n.s. [from admix.] The union of one body with another, by mingling them.

All metals may be calcined by strong waters, or by admixtion of salt, sulphur, and mercury. Bacon's Physical Remains.

The elements are no where pure in these lower regions; and if there is any free from the admixtion of another, sure it is above the concave of the moon. Glanville's Scepsis Scientifica.

There is no way to make a strong and vigorous powder of saltpetre, without the admixtion of sulphur. Brown's Vulgar Err.

Sources: Bacon, Francis (396) · Browne, Thomas (203) · Glanvill, Joseph (53)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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