Mixed Account: A brokerage account holding both long and short positioned securities.
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 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
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 Epidemiuc: A mixed epidemic occurs when a group of people is exposed when a group of people is exposed to a single common source of infection. AND the infection is spread from person to person (either . . . View Full Definition
Mixed Bag: Used in the context of general equities. Group of stocks including some that are up, some down, and some neutral.
Mixed (Current): Type of tidal current characterized by a conspicuous diurnal inequality in the greater and lesser flood strengths and/or greater and lesser ebb strengths. See flood current and ebb current.
Mixed (Tide): Type of tide characterized by a conspicuous diurnal inequality in the higher high and lower high waters and/or higher low and lower low waters. See type of tide.
Mixed Metaphor: two awkwardly-yoked metaphors, such as 'kicking the spurs of zeal on the road to Abraham's bosom.'
Mixed Doubles: A tennis game played by four players, two male, two female, one of each player sex per side of the court
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Income Tax: Common stock with a high dividend yield and few profitable investment opportunities.