Definition of amalgam
a mixture or blend.
It's a perfect amalgam of pleasurable celebration and cool-headed analysis.
Example of amalgam
A curious amalgam of straight history and political pamphlet, it was relatively little read in antiquity, and its modern status has declined in recent years.
a curious amalgam of the traditional and the modern
Another use of silver alloys is in dental amalgams .
At the velodrome on Dalgety Road, an amalgam of juniors and masters gathered from throughout the nation to attend the National Track titles.
Be it in the form of a cultural amalgam or fusion of art forms, innovations have striking features.
But it's clear that if it is to survive, dentists want the time to do more than 10-minute amalgams and 30-minute crowns.
Depending upon the decorative nature of his work, he may also have known how to gild metals with an amalgam of mercury and gold.
Devised in Norway, this is an amalgam of traditional approaches and Western psychology, with no religious bias.
His homily was an amalgam of humour, wisdom, and Gospel values.