Amalgam vs. Amalgamation

Amalgam vs. Amalgamation — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Amalgam and Amalgamation

Amalgamnoun

An alloy of mercury and silver used in dental fillings.

Amalgamationnoun

The act of amalgamating or the condition resulting from this act.

Amalgamnoun

An alloy of mercury and tin used in silvering mirrors.

Amalgamationnoun

A consolidation or merger, as of several corporations.

Amalgamnoun

A combination of diverse elements; a mixture

an amalgam of strength, reputation, and commitment to ethical principles.

Amalgamationnoun

The production of a metal alloy of mercury.

Amalgamnoun

(metallurgy) An alloy containing mercury.

Amalgamationnoun

The process of amalgamating; a mixture, merger or consolidation.

Amalgamnoun

A combination of different things.

Amalgamationnoun

The result of amalgamating; a mixture or alloy.

Amalgamnoun

One of the ingredients in an alloy.

Amalgamationnoun

(specifically) The production of an alloy of mercury and another metal.

Amalgamverb

To amalgamate.

Amalgamationnoun

(obsolete) The intermarriage and interbreeding of different ethnicities or races.

Amalgamnoun

an alloy of mercury with another metal (usually silver) used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth; except for iron and platinum all metals dissolve in mercury and chemists refer to the resulting mercury mixtures as amalgams

Amalgamationnoun

the combination of two or more commercial companies

Amalgamnoun

a combination or blend of diverse things;

his theory is an amalgam of earlier ideas