amalgam[ uh-mal-guh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF amalgam
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AMALGAM
Amalgam can be separated from dirt by washing, almost as well as gold.
These are the places in which the gold, quicksilver, and amalgam are caught.
Will it be difficult to combine tin and mercury, so as to make an amalgam?
This mercury united with both the gold and the silver, making an amalgam.
The quicksilver clings to the gold and forms an amalgam with it.
Amalgam should never be used in teeth which can be filled with tin, and most of them can be.
As soon as the gold came in contact with the mercury it formed an amalgam.
An amalgam is next prepared by uniting the mercury and sodium.
Such a combination of a metal with Mercury is called an Amalgam.
The amalgam at this mine was in this way afterwards treated with great success.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR AMALGAM
- grab bag
- mixed bag
- coming together