Amalgamator



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 uniformly through the soap, which eliminates at least one milling.
Soap-Making Manual E. G. Thomssen

He had heard the amalgamator, and whirled like lightning and dashed out of the mill and into the darkness.
Frank Merriwell, Junior’s, Golden Trail Burt L. Standish

verb
to combine or cause to combine; unite
to alloy (a metal) with mercury
v.

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).

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