mixer

mixer [mik′sər]
n.
1. a person or thing that mixes; specif.,
a) a person with reference to the ability to get along with others [a good mixer]
b) an electric appliance for mixing or beating foods
c) a machine for mixing [concrete mixer]
d) a person responsible for combining and balancing visual or sound sources, as for film soundtracks, radio or TV broadcasts, etc.
2. a social gathering, as a dance, for getting people acquainted with one another
3. a beverage, as soda water or ginger ale, for mixing with alcoholic liquor
4. Electronics
a) a device or circuit for combining carriers of differing frequencies to produce a desired carrier
b) an electrical apparatus in which signals from various audio sources are combined in desired proportions

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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