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amalgamate

amalgamate


a·mal·ga·mate  (-mlg-mt)
v. a·mal·ga·mat·ed, a·mal·ga·mat·ing, a·mal·ga·mates
v.tr.
1. To combine into a unified or integrated whole; unite. See Synonyms at mix.
2. To mix or alloy (a metal) with mercury.
v.intr.
1. To become combined; unite.
2. To unite or blend with another metal.

a·malga·mative adj.
a·malga·mator n.


amalgamate  /mlgmet/  v.frml. [I;T] -mated, -mating, -mates to combine, unite: Two labor unions amalgamated into one large one. -n.[C;U] amalgamation /mlgmen/. amalgamate

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