Mixing time

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Mixing time may refer to:

  • Blend time, the time to achieve a predefined level of homogeneity of a flow tracer in a mixing vessel
  • Mixing (mathematics), an abstract concept originating from physics used to attempt to describe the irreversible thermodynamic process of mixing
  • Markov chain mixing time, the time to achieve a level of homogeneity in the probability distribution of a state in a Markov process.