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English definition of “amalgam”

amalgam

noun [U] (OF METALS)    /əˈmæl.ɡəm/ specialized
a mixture of mercury and another metal, especially one used by dentists to repair teeth: an amalgam fillingMetals and metalworkingChemical elements
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