Amalgamate meaning

ə-mălgə-māt
The definition of amalgamate means to combine or mix two or more things together.

An example of the word amalgamate is the process of combining flour and butter to create a roux.

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In science, the definition of amalgamate is to mix a metal with mercury.

An example of the word amalgamate is to mix silver with mercury to create dental fillings.

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To mix or alloy (a metal) with mercury.
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To become combined; unite.
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To unite or blend with another metal. Used of mercury.
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To combine in an amalgam.
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To join together into one; unite; combine.
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To merge, to combine, to blend, to join.

To amalgamate two races; to amalgamate one race with another.

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To make an alloy of a metal and mercury.
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(mathematics) To combine (free groups) by identifying respective isomorphic subgroups.
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To combine into a unified or integrated whole; unite.
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Origin of amalgamate

  • From Medieval Latin amalgamātus, past participle of amalgamāre, amalgama.

    From Wiktionary