amalgam Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “amalgam” in the English Dictionary

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uk   us   /əˈmæl.ɡəm/

amalgam noun (OF METALS)

[U] specialized chemistry, medical a ​mixture of mercury and another ​metal, ​especially one used by ​dentists to ​repairteeth: an amalgam ​filling

amalgam noun (OF PARTS)

[S] a ​combination of ​parts that ​create a ​completewhole: The show was a ​wonderful amalgam ofdance, ​music, and ​drama. Nearly every new ​parentfeels an amalgam ofjoy and ​terror.
(Definition of amalgam from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “amalgam”
in Spanish Amalgama…
in Vietnamese hỗn hợp…
in Malaysian amalgam…
in Thai การผสม…
in Chinese (Simplified) 多种金属, (尤指牙医用来补牙的)汞合金,汞齐…
in Indonesian campuran…
in Chinese (Traditional) 多種金屬, (尤指牙醫用來補牙的)汞合金,汞齊…
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