American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To combine into a unified or integrated whole; unite. See Synonyms at mix.
- v. To mix or alloy (a metal) with mercury.
- v. To become combined; unite.
- v. To unite or blend with another metal.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To mix or alloy (a metal) with quicksilver. See amalgamation. The zinc plates used in the voltaic battery are always amalgamated by immersing them in mercury, for by this means a surface of pure zinc is in effect obtained, and, when the circuit is open, the waste caused by the local currents or local action (due to impurities in the zinc) is prevented.
- In general, to mix so as to make a compound; blend; unite; combine.
- To form an amalgam; blend with another metal, as quicksilver.
- To combine, unite, or coalesce, generally: as, two organs or parts amalgamate as the result of growth.
- United or amalgamated.
- v. To merge, to combine, to blend, to join.
- v. To make an alloy of a metal and mercury.
- v. transitive, mathematics To combine (free groups) by identifying respective isomorphic subgroups.
- adj. coalesced; united; combined
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To compound or mix, as quicksilver, with another metal; to unite, combine, or alloy with mercury.
- v. To mix, so as to make a uniform compound; to unite or combine
- v. To unite in an amalgam; to blend with another metal, as quicksilver.
- v. To coalesce, as a result of growth; to combine into a uniform whole; to blend.
- adj. Coalesced; united; combined.
- adj. joined together into a whole
- v. to bring or combine together or with something else
- From Middle Latin amalgamāt-us, past participle of amalgamā-re, amalgama. (Wiktionary)
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