Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which amalgamates; one who performs or promotes any process of amalgamation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who, or that which, amalgamates. Specifically: A machine for separating precious metals from earthy particles by bringing them in contact with a body of mercury with which they form an amalgam.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who amalgamates.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a businessman who arranges an amalgamation of two or more commercial companies

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Examples

  • New features include the Mac OS X-like “Leap” function, social networking amalgamator FriendStream, … ...

    HTC Desire Review | CurveHouse.com

  • New features include the Mac OS X-like “Leap” function, social networking amalgamator FriendStream, and updated contact profiles.

    HTC Desire Review | CurveHouse.com

  • "I told him that is a conflict of interest and because of that you should resign," says Tom Hartsfield, 69, a founding amalgamator living in Panguitch, Utah.

    These Santas Are Keeping a List,

  • Yet even though the media of this period were profuse, partisan, and scandalously downmarket, they were at the same time a powerful amalgamator that encouraged participatory democracy and forged a sense of national identity.

    The Massless Media

  • Yet even though the media of this period were profuse, partisan, and scandalously downmarket, they were at the same time a powerful amalgamator that encouraged participatory democracy and forged a sense of national identity.

    The Massless Media

  • Under a co-operative system all that each individual mine would require would be a qualified, practical miner capable of opening and securing the ground in a miner-like manner, and a good working engineer; and in gold-mining, where the gold is free in its matrix, a professional amalgamator, or lixiviator.

    Getting Gold: a practical treatise for prospectors, miners and students

  • Some seventeen years since I was engaged on the construction of a dry amalgamator in which sublimated mercury was passed from a retort through the descending gangue in a vertical cylinder, the material thence falling through an aperture into a revolving settler, the object being to save water on mines in dry country.

    Getting Gold: a practical treatise for prospectors, miners and students

  • The Huntingdon mill is a good crusher and amalgamator where the material to be operated on is comparatively soft, but does not do such good work when the stone is of a hard flinty nature.

    Getting Gold: a practical treatise for prospectors, miners and students

  • The ore-feeder acted as crusher-man, too, the engineer was his own fireman, which, with the battery man and the amalgamator, brought the mill staff down to four, -- but they were the best of our men.

    The La Chance Mine Mystery

  • Trade, the great amalgamator, is promoting this end.

    Lippincott's Magazine, December 1878

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