Definition of Amalgam. Meaning of Amalgam. Synonyms of Amalgam

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Definition of Amalgam

Amalgam
Amalgam A*mal"gam, n. [F. amalgame, prob. fr. L. malagma, Gr. ?, emollient, plaster, poultice, fr. ? to make soft, fr. ? soft.] 1. An alloy of mercury with another metal or metals; as, an amalgam of tin, bismuth, etc. Note: Medalists apply the term to soft alloys generally. 2. A mixture or compound of different things. 3. (Min.) A native compound of mercury and silver.
Amalgam
Amalgam A*mal"gam, v. t. ? i. [Cf. F. amalgamer] To amalgamate. --Boyle. B. Jonson.

Meaning of Amalgam from wikipedia

- Amalgam most commonly refers to: Amalgam (chemistry), mercury alloy Amalgam (dentistry), material of silver tooth fillings Bonded amalgam, used in dentistry...
- An amalgam is an alloy of mercury with another metal. It may be a liquid, a soft paste or a solid, depending upon the proportion of mercury. These alloys...
- Dental amalgam is a liquid mercury and metal alloy mixture used in dentistry to fill cavities caused by tooth decay. Low-copper amalgam commonly consists...
- Amalgam Comics was a publishing imprint shared by DC Comics and Marvel Comics, in which the two comic book publishers merged their characters into new...
- Amalgam tattoo is a grey, blue or black area of discoloration on the mucous membranes of the mouth, typically on the gums of the lower jaw. It is a healthcare...
- Aluminium can form an amalgam in solution with mercury. Aluminium amalgam may be prepared by either grinding aluminium pellets or wire in mercury, or...
- following is a list of fictional characters that appear in the comic books of Amalgam Comics. Any characters mentioned, but not seen, are excluded. They are...
- This discussion of the dental amalgam controversy outlines the debate over whether dental amalgam (the mercury alloy in dental fillings) should be used...
- Sodium amalgam, commonly denoted Na(Hg), is an alloy of mercury and sodium. The term amalgam is used for alloys, intermetallic compounds, and solutions...
- Amalgam Digital is an independent record label based in East Boston, M****achusetts. Founded in 2006 by Anyextee, the privately owned label had been home...
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