to mix or merge so as to make a combination; blend; unite; combine:
to amalgamate two companies.
Metallurgy. to mix or alloy (a metal) with mercury.
to combine, unite, merge, or coalesce:
The three schools decided to amalgamate.
to blend with another metal, as mercury.
We buy up and amalgamate all the leading manufactories of temperance drinks throughout the kingdom.
The Prude’s Progress Jerome K. Jerome
Mercury does not amalgamate with copper so readily as with gold or silver.
Hittel on Gold Mines and Mining John S. Hittell
A council, consisting of such heterogenous materials, never did and never will amalgamate well together.
Embassy to the Eastern Courts of Cochin-China, Siam, and Muscat Edmund Roberts
The law cannot possibly lower its standard, nor yet amalgamate with grace.
Notes on the book of Exodus C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh
In vain did I labour to amalgamate together all the contradictions and conflicts in your character and gestures.
The Devil’s Elixir E. T. A. Hoffmann
These sometimes fail to amalgamate, and so the artistic precipitation is cloudy.
Iconoclasts James Huneker
He conceived a great admiration for Francis, and tried very hard to get him to consent to amalgamate the two.
Brother Francis Eileen Douglas
The historical error was that Russia did not amalgamate with the Tartars.
The Created Legend Feodor Sologub
From the beginning, the French showed a tendency to amalgamate with the forest tribes.
The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada Francis Parkman
The black and white races had not amalgamated and were not inclining to amalgamate.
The English in the West Indies James Anthony Froude
to combine or cause to combine; unite
to alloy (a metal) with mercury
1650s, back-formation from amalgamation, or from adjective amalgamate (1640s) from amalgam. Originally in metallurgy; figurative sense of “to unite” (races, etc.) is attested from 1802. Related: Amalgamated; amalgamating. Earlier verb was amalgamen (1540s).
the act or process of . the state or result of being . Commerce. a consolidation of two or more corporations. Metallurgy. the extraction of precious metals from their ores by treatment with mercury. Contemporary Examples Each model is an amalgamation of many different women; eyes from one, lips from another. Mary Katrantzou and Garjan […]
to mix or merge so as to make a combination; blend; unite; combine: to amalgamate two companies. Metallurgy. to mix or alloy (a metal) with mercury. to combine, unite, merge, or coalesce: The three schools decided to amalgamate. to blend with another metal, as mercury. Historical Examples Some manufacturers use an amalgamator to distribute these […]
a female given name. Historical Examples Then Amalia understood many things better than ever before, and grew if possible more tender of her mother. The Eye of Dread Payne Erskine The Abbate led the way, with Marcolina and Amalia on either side. Casanova’s Homecoming Arthur Schnitzler But still he persisted, “Amalia––never mind what your father […]
noether Noether (nŭ’tər) German mathematician who was a major contributor to the development of modern algebra and geometry. She is best noted for introducing Noether’s theorem (1915).