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mix (something) down

To produce a final audio product from a mixture of several different audio sources or components. We've got the best sound engineer in the country mixing our tracks down, so the album is going to sound fantastic. We need to re-record the vocals track before we can mix the song down.
See also: down, mix

mix down

v.
1. To combine all of the audio components of some recording into a single final soundtrack or mix: We recorded the last guitar part toward the end of the song, and now we can mix the song down. It can be difficult to mix down 24 tracks.
2. To reduce the volume of some component of an electrical or audio signal relative to other components: The drums sounded too loud in the recording studio, so we mixed them down. The sound engineer mixed down the vocals.
See also: down, mix
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As soon as you remove it from the oven, press the mix down firmly using a spatula.
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An interesting by-product of the tanning process was made by placing hide scrapings in a pot of water and slowly cooking the mix down until a thick and sticky, syrup-like glue was formed.
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But in reality there's no single element that defines the country, and as far as I can see, it's a subtle blend of different ingredients that have been added to the mix down through the centuries.
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MIX DOWN Winthe chance to mix it with the likes of Fatboy Slim.
In the home arena, she said she envisions initially working with hard materials such as crystal and metal, and will add textiles, ceramics and porcelain products to the mix down the road.
Any noise on this signal is multiplied depending on the harmonic used to mix down the input signal.
Fill in around the plant, tamping mix down firmly around the roots.
The software also includes Constraint-based Mixdowns, the first animation system that allows animators to mix down non-linear sequences into a single clip while satisfying feet IK and knee joint motion constraints- this provides for the smooth blending of multiple files as well as the blending of motion capture with key-framed data.