Defined:  1 an alloy of mercury with another metal that is solid or liquid at room temperature according to the proportion of mercury present and is used especially in making tooth cements

2  a mixture of different elements

<a church that is an amalgam of traditional and modern architectural styles>



“admixture, alloy, blend, amalgamation, cocktail, combination, composite, compound, conflation, emulsion, fusion, intermixture, meld, mix, mixture, synthesis”

Related Words:
“half-and-half; absorption, blending, coalescence, coalition, commingling, commixture, compost, concretion, homogenization, immingling, immixture, incorporation, integration, interfusion, intermingling, mergence, merger, merging, mingling; assortment, hash, hodgepodge, hotchpotch, jumble, medley, mélange, mishmash, motley, patchwork, potpourri, variety; accumulation, aggregation, conglomeration”

I think we will get a mixture or a nice potpourri of examples of amalgam if readers contribute their own sentences.  Use the comment field below and use amalgam in a sentence.


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