Amalgamation (noun)

  1. The action or process of amalgamating or being amalgamated.
  2. The result of amalgamating two or more things.
  3. The mixture of two or more metals that has a homogeneous appearance.


Early 17th century: from latin amalgamare, from greek malagan "to mix with soft metals", from malakos "soft".


  1. The amalgamation of the two companies was a major event in the corporate world.
  2. The amalgamation of the different cultures led to the creation of a new hybrid culture.
  3. The amalgamation of gold and silver created a beautiful metal with a unique appearance.
  4. The amalgamation of the employees from both departments was a smooth transition.
  5. The amalgamation of different styles and techniques in his music produced a unique sound.