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, in Architecture, is the workmen's term for an angle that is just 45 degrees, or half a right angle. And if the angle be the half of this, or a quarter of a right angle, they call it a half-mitre.|

Mixt Angle, or Figure, is one contained by both right and curved lines.

Mixt Number, is one that is partly an integer, and partly a fraction; as 3 1/2.

Mixt Ratio, or Proportion, is when the sum of the antecedent and consequent is compared with the difference of the antecedent and consequent; as if then

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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