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.