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Definition of the noun amalgamation

What does amalgamation mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: amalgamations

  1. the combination of two or more commercial companies

Alternative definition of the noun amalgamation


  1. The process of amalgamating; a mixture, merger or consolidation.
  2. The result of amalgamating; a mixture or alloy.
  3. Specifically, the production of an alloy of mercury and another metal.


  1. "Amalgamation" is a musical album of Masahiko Sato & Sound Brakers.
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  2. "Amalgamation" is a self-released album by Rock band Trapt. They released it in 1997 and sold it exclusively at their live shows. A reworked version of the track "Who I Am" would be featured on The Punisher: The Album.
  3. "Amalgamation" is a musical EP of Pop Will Eat Itself.
    • released on (20 years ago)
  4. "Amalgamation" is a musical album of Codec.
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  5. "Amalgamation" is a musical album of Fred Wesley.
    • released in (21 years ago)
  6. "Amalgamation" is a musical album of Ryan Goodnight.
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  1. Amalgamation a.k.a. Merger: A merger, consolidation or amalgamation, in a political or administrative sense, is the combination of two or more political or administrative entities, such as municipalities, counties, districts, etc., into a single entity. This term is used when the process occurs within a sovereign entity.
  2. Amalgamation: An amalgamated name is a name that is formed by combining several previously existing names. These may take the form of an acronym or a blend.
  3. Amalgamation or amalgam, when used to refer to a fictional character or place, refers to one that was created by combining, or is perceived to be a combination, of several other previously existing characters or locations. To emphasize the origin of their creations, authors or artists may use amalgamated names.
  4. Amalgamation: Amalgamasi adalah istilah kuno sekarang sebagian besar untuk perkawinan dan antar pembiakan dari etnik yang berbeda atau ras. Di dunia berbahasa Inggris, istilah ini digunakan dalam abad kedua puluh. Di Amerika Serikat, sebagian diganti setelah 1863 dengan istilah perkawinan antara suku atau bangsa. Sementara itu, istilah amalgamasi bisa mengacu pada antar pembiakan yang berbeda putih maupun etnis non-putih, istilah perkawinan antara suku atau bangsa dimaksud antar pembiakan khusus untuk kulit putih dan non-putih, terutama Afrika-Amerika.

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Google previewThe Chautauquan (1904)

Amalgamation is a process of centuries but assimilation is a process of individual training. Amalgamation is a blending of races, assimilation a blending of civilizations. Amalgamation is beyond the organized efforts of government, but ...

Google previewOfficial Report of the Proceedings of the National Insurance Convention of the United States (1875)

Amalgamation is the exercise of a power assumed to be given by law for one company to take the risks and absorb the business of another company. The commissioners have no power to interfere with a company until its reserve is eaten into, ...

Google previewAmericanization (1917)

Principles of Americanism, Essentials of Americanization, Technic of Race-assimilation, Annotated Bibliography by Winthrop Talbot

Amalgamation is a process of centuries but assimilation is a process of individual training. Amalgamation is a blending of races, assimilation a blending of civilizations. Amalgamation is beyond the organized efforts of government, but ...

Google previewMulticulturalism in a Cross-national Perspective (1997)

by Michael A. Burayidi

Multicultural amalgamation is an approach to racial and ethnic relations that does not condone the dominance of any one...

Multicultural amalgamation is a future utopia where majorities and minorities will meet each other in business, in the ...

Google previewGeneralisation of Geographic Information (2011)

Cartographic Modelling and Applications by William A. Mackaness, Anne Ruas, L. Tiina Sarjakoski

Amalgamation is the process of...

Amalgamation is a very difficult problem in urban environments where a series of complex buildings may need to be joined. Collapse The collapse operator ...

Google previewCorporate Takeovers in India (1995)

Amalgamation An amalgamation is an arrangement for bringing the assets of two companies under the control of one...

The term amalgamation is a popular phrase and has no technical meaning, and as such has been used to describe varied ...

Google previewInquiring about God: Volume 1, Selected Essays (2010)

by Nicholas Wolterstorff

To what extent they have avoided mere eclecticism and achieved genuine amalgamation is a nice question. But be that as it may, ...

Google previewScapemaker

by Steve Cypert

Subconscious amalgamation is the safest form of control and causes ...

Google previewRecent Trends in Data Type Specification (1993)

8th Workshop on Specification of Abstract Data Types Joint with the 3rd COMPASS Workshop, Dourdan, France, August 26-30, 1991. Selected Papers by Michel Bidoit, Christine Choppy

Existence of generalized amalgamation is a corollary of the characterization as pushouts in GMSL and the existence of pushouts in GMSL (see theorem 3.6). 5. It is an open question under which ...

Google previewEvaluating the Impact of Toronto Amalgamation on Consolidated Services' Operating Expenditures (2008)

CHAPTER l: INTRODUCTION Municipal amalgamation is an official merger between two or more neighboring municipalities (e.g., cities, towns, townships, villages, etc.) for the creation of a single municipality, resulting from legislation passed ...

Google previewAlchemical Poetry, 1575-1700 (2013)

From Previously Unpublished Manuscripts by Robert M. Schuler

Amalgamation is a particular operation for the calcination of mineralls. It is perform'd by vertue of quick silver incorporatinge itself with the minerall, soe reduceinge the composition into a soft and pliable consistencie. The end of it is the same ...

Google previewRethinking Global Political Economy (2004)

Emerging Issues, Unfolding Odysseys by Kurt Burch, Robert A. Denemark, Kenneth P. Thomas, Mary Ann Tétreault

Seen from a differential accumulation perspective, amalgamation is a power process whose goal is to beat the average and redistribute control. Its main appeal to capitalists is that it contributes directly to differential breadth yet without ...

Google previewThe Judicial Dictionary: Judicial dictionary (1903)

by Frederick Stroud, Elsie May Wheeler, John McDonald Burke

Act, 1862, “Amalgamation,” signifies the transfer of all or some part of the Assets and Liabilities of one, or more than one, existing Co to another existing Co, — or of two or more existing Cos to a new Co,-—of which transferee Co all the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; Or, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1797)

Constructed on a Plan, by which the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into the Form of Distinct Treatises Or Systems, Comprehending the History, Theory, and Practice, of Each, According to the Latest Discoveries and Improvements; and Full Explanations Given of the Various Detached Parts of Knowledge, Whether Relating to Natural and Artificial Objects, Or to Matters Ecclesiastical, Civil, Military, Commercial ..., Together with a Description of All the Countries, Cities, Principal Mountains ... Throughout the World; a General History ... and an Account of the Lives of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation, from the Earliest Ages Down to the Present Times

Amalgamation o Silver an Gold Ores. tal. filver runs off, and the remaining body of amalgam a contains five parts of...

Baron Born obferves, however, that it is only cold amalgamation which produces filver of fuch uncommon finenefs; by hot ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

Volume 13: Gender by Nancy Bercaw, Ted Ownby

North Carolina and Georgia passed laws opposing racial amalgamation in the 18th century. Pennsylvania and Massachusetts, despite relatively small black populations and very little slavery, banned intermarriage, fearing the decline of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1810)

Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Miscellaneous Litterature

Amalgamation of Silver and Oold Ores. filvci runs off, snd the remaining boclv of amalgam contains five parts of...

Baron Born observes, however, that it is only cold amalgamation which produces silver of such uncommon fineness ; by hot ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Mathematics, Supplement III (2001)

by Michiel Hazewinkel

the equa- tional theory is decidable, is a variety generated by its finite members, enjoys the super-amalgamation property (hence the strong amalgamation property (SAP), too), etc. Logic applications of Crs„ abound, cf. e.g. [1], [7], [16], ...

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Love is union between two,
Not amalgamation of two,
And distinct like iron and magnet.
20.12.2006. (Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar)
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Scrabble value of A1M3A1L1G2A1M3A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 12-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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