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.
Each model is an amalgamation of many different women; eyes from one, lips from another.
Mary Katrantzou and Garjan Atwood, in O Sense Lisa Larson-Walker January 18, 2013
These were sort of sober witnesses to the madness, so it was an amalgamation of thoughts of different women from the time.
Kate Bosworth Is Back and Crazy in Love Erin Cunningham November 4, 2013
The Gore Vidal character is an amalgamation of Gore Vidal and Edmund White.
On Stage as Gore Vidal Nicholas Wapshott January 10, 2009
Really, now, you do not mean to say that there is a danger of—of amalgamation, do you?
The Quest of the Silver Fleece W. E. B. Du Bois
This is reflected in the terms of amalgamation with the Great Western Company.
The Story of the Cambrian C. P. Gasquoine
You are a chemist, and should know more of the amalgamation of colours.
Mohawks, Volume 3 of 3 Mary Elizabeth Braddon
What was the result of the amalgamation will form the subject of the next chapter.
Chaldea Znade A. Ragozin
Two causes led to the amalgamation of Christianity with Paganism.
Bible Myths and their Parallels in other Religions T. W. Doane
He began by the amalgamation of some tea plantations in Assam.
The Strange Case of Mortimer Fenley Louis Tracy
In West Prussia the extermination or amalgamation of the native Lithuanians was earlier.
The Ethnology of Europe Robert Gordon Latham
the action or process of amalgamating
the state of being amalgamated
a method of extracting precious metals from their ores by treatment with mercury to form an amalgam
(commerce) another word for merger (sense 1)
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.
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).
a nymph who brought up the infant Zeus on the milk of a goat: in some versions she is the goat rather than a nymph. Historical Examples Others claim that it was the goat of Amalthaea, which fed Jupiter with her milk. The Ruins C. F. [Constantin Francois de] Volney Aulus Gellius says that Amalthaea […]