from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To combine into a unified or integrated whole; unite. See Synonyms at mix.
- transitive v. To mix or alloy (a metal) with mercury.
- intransitive v. To become combined; unite.
- intransitive v. To unite or blend with another metal.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To merge, to combine, to blend, to join.
- v. To make an alloy of a metal and mercury.
- v. To combine (free groups) by identifying respective isomorphic subgroups.
- adj. coalesced; united; combined
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To compound or mix, as quicksilver, with another metal; to unite, combine, or alloy with mercury.
- transitive v. To mix, so as to make a uniform compound; to unite or combine
- intransitive v. To unite in an amalgam; to blend with another metal, as quicksilver.
- intransitive v. To coalesce, as a result of growth; to combine into a uniform whole; to blend.
- adj. Coalesced; united; combined.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To mix or alloy (a metal) with quicksilver. See amalgamation.
- 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- 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)