The speech began as an amalgam of scare tactics and bipartisan appeal.
Spall says that, faced with the contradictions in the research, they created an amalgam of them.
Delicious dumplings, soup, dill, and an amalgam of Russian and Polish treasures await.
What emerged from New Yorkers and local sportswriters was an amalgam of shock, disappointment, and disbelief.
Well, it was based on an amalgam of bands—Black Sabbath, AC/DC, Motley Crue, Judas Priest, and Van Halen.
As soon as the gold comes in contact with the mercury it combines with it and forms an amalgam.
These are the places in which the gold, quicksilver, and amalgam are caught.
Its nave is an amalgam, one wall Gothic and its vis--vis a fluted-pilastered Renaissance affair.
Will it be difficult to combine tin and mercury, so as to make an amalgam?
The precipitated gold is thus amalgamated, the amalgam being removed at intervals, retorted, and the gold recovered.
c.1400, "blend of mercury with another metal; soft mass formed by chemical manipulation," from Old French amalgame or directly from Medieval Latin amalgama, "alloy of mercury (especially with gold or silver)," an alchemists' word, perhaps an alteration of Latin malagma "poultice, plaster," probably from Arabic al-malgham "an emollient poultice or unguent for sores (especially warm)" [Francis Johnson, "A Dictionary of Persian, Arabic, and English"], perhaps from Greek malagma "softening substance," from malassein "to soften," from malakos "soft."
amalgam a·mal·gam (ə-māl'gəm)
Any of various alloys of mercury with other metals, as with tin or silver, used for filling teeth.