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noun as in mixture

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As for human creativity, we ourselves are an amalgam of bones, muscles, arteries, and veins.

Because sewage is an amalgam of all types of human waste, the challenge for any scientist keen on analyzing it is to develop the right probe for snatching out just what they are looking for.

From Time

With a Woodstock’s-worth of sociopolitical observations belted out to bruising electro beats accompanied by moody synth vibes,’ the series of recently released songs are an odd amalgam of poignant reflections and sheer abandon.

Much like his introduction, Kearney’s conclusion reads less like a call to action and more like an amalgam of previously known information.

Stellantis will be an amalgam of model lines with enviable positions in certain segments, but neither company has much of a foothold in the luxury-car business or China’s vast auto market.

From Fortune

Spall says that, faced with the contradictions in the research, they created an amalgam of them.

Well, it was based on an amalgam of bands—Black Sabbath, AC/DC, Motley Crue, Judas Priest, and Van Halen.

The rest of the night was a restless amalgam of anxiety and adrenaline.

The speech began as an amalgam of scare tactics and bipartisan appeal.

The struggling technology company is an amalgam of businesses that could be worth more separately than they are together.

If the metal to be cleansed is gold, you will see a pasty mass or amalgam, as it is called, of a yellowish tinge.

In a few seconds the new compound (ammonium amalgam) of the consistence of butter is formed.

Compounded or blended with quicksilver; formed into an amalgam.

Looking-glasses are covered on the back with an amalgam of mercury and tin.

Make an amalgam, without heat, of two drachms of leaf silver with one drachm of quicksilver.


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On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to amalgam, such as: admixture, alloy, amalgamation, composite, compound, and fusion.

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