Definition of Amalgamation

1. Noun. The combination of two or more commercial companies.

Exact synonyms: Merger, Uniting
Generic synonyms: Consolidation, Integration
Derivative terms: Merge, Merge, Unite



Definition of Amalgamation

1. n. The act or operation of compounding mercury with another metal; -- applied particularly to the process of separating gold and silver from their ores by mixing them with mercury.

Definition of Amalgamation

1. Noun. The process of amalgamating; a mixture, merger or consolidation. ¹

2. Noun. The result of amalgamating; a mixture or alloy. ¹

3. Noun. (context: obsolete) The intermarriage and interbreeding of different ethnicities or races. (defdate in the US, supplanted after 1863 by ''miscegenation''; elsewhere, in use into the 1900s) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Amalgamation

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Medical Definition of Amalgamation

1. The process of combining mercury with a metal or an alloy to form a new alloy. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Amalgamation

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1. The Law of Railways: Embracing Corporations, Eminent Domain, Contracts by Isaac Fletcher Redfield (1873)
"What amounts to an amalgamation of Railway Companies. 1. Mere association or alliance not sufficient. \ 2. Agreement to amalgamate from a day past. ยง 253. ..."

2. Company Precedents for Use in Relation to Companies Subject to the Companies by Sir Francis Beaufort Palmer (1884)
"In the following pages the words "amalgamation" and "amalgamate" are used indiscriminately to ... The word "amalgamation" as used in these pages, moreover, ..."

3. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1905)
"THE small amalgamation-test of the laboratory is not always reliable as a ... The aim of a laboratory amalgamation-test is to learn how much of the gold or ..."

4. Inductive Sociology: A Syllabus of Methods, Analyses and Classifications by Franklin Henry Giddings (1901)
"amalgamation amalgamation is the physical blending of different physical ... The amalgamation of chromatic races results in half-breed or mulatto types. ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of Private Corporations by George Washington Field (1877)
"The English doctrine relating to amalgamation. SEC. 426. ... The term " amalgamation '' seems in England to be generally used in the place of consolidation ..."

6. Slavery in South Carolina and the Ex-slaves by Austa Malinda French (1862)
"amalgamation is the progeny, and sure follower, of slavery. ... Yet pro-slavery men cry amalgamation ! when they can produce no other prejudice. ..."

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