Definition of Blending

1. Noun. The act of blending components together thoroughly.

Exact synonyms: Blend
Generic synonyms: Combination, Combining, Compounding
Specialized synonyms: Confluence, Conflux, Merging, Homogenisation, Homogenization
Derivative terms: Blend, Blend



2. Noun. A gradation involving small or imperceptible differences between grades.
Exact synonyms: Shading
Generic synonyms: Gradation, Graduation

Definition of Blending

1. n. The act of mingling.

Definition of Blending

1. Verb. (present participle of blend) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blending

1. blend [v] - See also: blend

Lexicographical Neighbors of Blending

blend in
blendable
blende
blended
blended family
blended whiskey
blended whisky
blender
blenderization
blenderize
blenderized
blenderizes
blenderizing
blenders
blendes
blending (current term)
blending inheritance
blendings
blendous
blends
blendstock
blendstocks
blenk
blennadenitis
blennemesis
blennies
blenniid
blennioid
blennioid fish
blennioids

Literary usage of Blending

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Genetics; an Introduction to the Study of Heredity by Herbert Eugene Walter (1922)
"blending INHERITANCE In the instances of imperfect dominance given above, where the progeny of unlike parents present an intermediate condition, ..."

2. The Earth and Man, Lectures on Comparative Physical Geography in Its by Arnold Guyot (1890)
"We shall see, finally, but only by and by, the happy and important effects of the contact and blending of the land and the water. ..."

3. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1912)
"Result following suturing of pig's omentum to abdominal wall showing perfect blending. and have been followed by some disagreeable sequelae, ..."

4. Heredity and Environment in the Development of Men by Edwin Grant Conklin (1922)
"blending of Color in Mulatto.—Perhaps the most serious objections which can be presented against the universality of the Mendelian doctrine are found in ..."

5. Poetry as a Representative Art: An Essay in Comparative Aesthetics by George Lansing Raymond (1899)
"... corresponding to Tremulous Stress—Terminal Triple Measure—Can correspond to Thorough Stress—Its Classic Forms—blending of Different Triple Measures—Of ..."

6. All about Coffee by William Harrison Ukers (1922)
"... and mixing or blending green coffee, and roasting by coal, coke, gas, ... and stoning—Finishing or glazing — blending roasted coffees — Blends for ..."

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