Commixtion


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COMMIXTION, civil law. This term is used to signify the act by which goods are mixed together.
     2. The matters which are mixed are dry or liquid. In the commixtion of the former, the matter retains its substance and individuality; in the latter, the substances no longer remain distinct. The commixtion of liquids is called confusion, (q.v.) and that of solids, a mixture. Lec. Elem. du Dr. Rom. Sec. 370, 371; Story, Bailm. Sec. 40; 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 506.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.