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    amalgam

    amalgam - Dictionary definition and meaning for word amalgam

    Definition
    (noun) an alloy of mercury with another metal (usually silver) used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth; except for iron and platinum all metals dissolve in mercury and chemists refer to the resulting mercury mixtures as amalgams
    Synonyms : dental amalgam
    Definition
    (noun) a combination or blend of diverse things
    Example Sentence
    • his theory is an amalgam of earlier ideas
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for amalgam

Amalgam , remember balgam (in Hindi).. the yellow sticky fluid that comes out of our mouth when we cough.. Its a mixture of all kinds of weird things - saliva, mucus, etc.

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amalgum ~ a + mal + gum; imagine that you went to a shopping mall to buy gum to stick few things together.

like chewing gum=amalgum which is mixture of metal to fill in teeth

AMALGAM<===> मिश्रण (pr. \\mishraN \\ )[Noun] Example:A coalition govt. is an amalgam of many political parties.

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