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Definition of 'amalgam'

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Noun

  1. 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
  2. a combination or blend of diverse things; "his theory is an amalgam of earlier ideas"


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