Reamalgamation



[uh-mal-guh-mey-shuh n] /əˌmæl gəˈmeɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
the act or process of .
2.
the state or result of being .
3.
Commerce. a consolidation of two or more corporations.
4.
Metallurgy. the extraction of precious metals from their ores by treatment with mercury.
/əˌmælɡəˈmeɪʃən/
noun
1.
the action or process of amalgamating
2.
the state of being amalgamated
3.
a method of extracting precious metals from their ores by treatment with mercury to form an amalgam
4.
(commerce) another word for merger (sense 1)
n.

1610s, noun of action from archaic amalgam (v.) “to alloy with mercury” (see amalgamate). Figurative, non-chemical sense of “a combining into one uniform whole” is attested from 1775.

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