A Mixture is two or more PureSubstances,
combined in varying proportions - each retaining its own specific properties.
The components of a Mixture can be separated by physical means, i.e. without
the making and breaking of chemical bonds. Examples: Air, table salt thoroughly
dissolved in water, milk, wood, and concrete.
SUMO / BASE-ONTOLOGY
biologically active substance
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- (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)
- consisting of two or more substances or ingredients or elements or parts; "soap is a compound substance"; "housetop is a compound word"; "a blackberry is a compound fruid"
If mixture is an instance of mixture, then there exist pure substance pure1,pure substance pure2 so that pure1 is not equal to pure2 and pure1 is a piece of mixture and pure2 is a piece of mixture.
(instance ?MIXTURE Mixture)
(subclass ?PURE1 PureSubstance)
(subclass ?PURE2 PureSubstance)
(equal ?PURE1 ?PURE2))
(piece ?PURE1 ?MIXTURE)
(piece ?PURE2 ?MIXTURE))))