amalgam

Any alloy of mercury and another metal. Some amalgams occur naturally. Note: There is a mineral known as Amalgam, and, although it is an amalgam, should not be confused with the term amalgam.
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amalgam

Any alloy of mercury and another metal. Some amalgams occur naturally. Note: There is a mineral known as Amalgam, and, although it is an amalgam, should not be confused with the term amalgam.
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amalgam

Compare with alloy. An alloy that contains mercury.
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amalgam

(ә-mal´gәm) an alloy of mercury with other metals used in tooth fillings.
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amalgam

[n] - an alloy of mercury with another metal (usually silver) used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth 2. [n] - a combination or blend of diverse things
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Amalgam

• (n.) A native compound of mercury and silver. • (v. t. / i.) To amalgamate. • (n.) An alloy of mercury with another metal or metals; as, an amalgam of tin, bismuth, etc. • (n.) A mixture or compound of different things.
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amalgam

<dentistry> A soft metal which results from an alloy of a metal with mercury. Commonly used as a silver-tin or copper alloy in dentistry for fillings. ... (08 Jan 1998) ...
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amalgam

noun a combination or blend of diverse things; `his theory is an amalgam of earlier ideas`
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Amalgam

[chemistry] An amalgam is a substance formed by the reaction of mercury with another metal. Almost all metals can form amalgams with mercury, the notable exception being iron. Silver-mercury amalgams are important in dentistry, and gold-mercury amalgam is used in the extraction of gold from ore. == Known amalgams and their uses == === Denta...
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Amalgam

A·mal'gam noun [ French amalgame , probably from Latin malagma , Greek ..., emollient, plaster, poultice, from ... to make soft, from ... soft.] 1. An alloy of mercury with another metal or metals; as, an amalgam of tin, bismuth, etc. » Medalists apply the term to so...
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Amalgam

A·mal'gam transitive verb ... i. [ Confer French amalgamer ] To amalgamate. Boyle. B. Jonson.
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Amalgam

A combination of mercury with another metal without the application of heat.
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Amalgam

A combination of mercury with another metal without the application of heat.
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Amalgam

A dental filling material, composed of mercury and other minerals, used to fill decayed teeth.
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Amalgam

A dental filling material, composed of mercury and other minerals, used to fill decayed teeth.
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Amalgam

A silver filling material.
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Amalgam

A silver/mercury mixture which is used for fillings.
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Amalgam

A silver/mercury mixture which is used for restoring lost tooth structure.
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amalgam

alloy of mercury and one or more other metals. Amalgams are crystalline in structure, except for those with a high mercury content, which are ... [3 related articles]
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amalgam

amalgam (umăl'gum) , alloy containing mercury. The alloy may be liquid or solid, depending on the proportion of mercury, although all naturally occurring amalgams, i.e., those of gold and silver, are solid. Amalgams are widely used. Silver, gold, and copper amalgams are used in dentistry, ...
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amalgam

amalgam 1. A silver-white, naturally occurring isometric alloy of silver and mercury having a brilliant metallic luster. 2. Any alloy of mercury with another metal or other metals. It has been used for more than 150 years in dental restorations; only gold has been used longer for this purpose. It is known that a fraction of the mercury in amalga...
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Amalgam

Amalgam is a name applied to the alloys of mercury with the other metals. One of them is the amalgam of mercury with tin, which is used to silver mirrors. Mercury unites very readily with gold and silver at ordinary temperatures, and advantage is taken of this to separate them from their ores, the process being called amalgamation. The mercury diss...
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Amalgam

Amalgam: In dentistry, an alloy of mercury, silver, tin, etc. used in dental restorations.
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Amalgam

an alloy of mercury with gold or another metal. See Amalgamation.
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amalgam

An alloy of mercury with one or more other metals
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