Mixed Glyceride: A diglyceride or triglyceride that contains more than one type of fatty acid connected to glycerol via an ester linkage. Natural oils and fats usually contain several different mixed glycerides.
Mixed Metaphor: two awkwardly-yoked metaphors, such as 'kicking the spurs of zeal on the road to Abraham's bosom.'
Mixed Media: One or more medium used in the same picture. Thus pastel and ink, pastel and water-colour, tempera and water-colour, etc.
Mixed Precipitation: Any of the following combinations of freezing and frozen precipitation: snow and sleet, snow and freezing rain, or sleet alone. Rain may also be present.
Mixed-Use Developments (MUDS): MUDs combine office space, stores, theaters and apartment units in a single community. MUDs usually contain and offer laundry facilities, restaurants, food stores, valet shops, beauty parlor . . . View Full Definition
Triglyceride: A triglyceride is an ester of glycerol and three fatty acids. Most animal fats are composed primarily of triglycerides. In the structures below, the fatty acids attached to the glycerol are . . . View Full Definition
Ready Mixed Concrete: Concrete mixed at a plant or in trucks en route to a job and delivered ready for placement.
Mixed Layer: It is the upper portion of the boundary layer in which air is thoroughly mixed by convection. In oceanography, it is the layer of the water that is mixed through wave action or thermohaline . . . View Full Definition
Glyceride: Glycerides are fats and oils that are esters of glycerol with one or more fatty acids. Monoglycerides, diglycerides, and triglycerides contain one, two, and three fatty acids linked to the g . . . View Full Definition
Mixed Account: A brokerage account holding both long and short positioned securities.