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”
“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.