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1. amalgam

noun. ['əˈmælgəm'] a combination or blend of diverse things.

Antonyms

  • nonmetallic

Etymology

  • amalgama (Latin)
  • μάλαγμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Amalgam

  • algom

Example sentences of the word amalgam


1. Noun, singular or mass
Hardcore pit dancing is an amalgam of three types of moshing and hardcore dancing.

Quotes containing the word amalgam


1. It's self-effacing, it's hard-luck, the shtetl stories. All those Coasters things are an amalgam of Yiddish and black humor.
- Jerry Leiber

2. amalgam

noun. ['əˈmælgəm'] 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.

Synonyms

  • dental amalgam
  • metal

Antonyms

  • nonalignment

Etymology

  • amalgama (Latin)
  • μάλαγμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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