amalgamate


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amalgamate

[ə′mal·gə‚māt]
(metallurgy)
To unite a metal in an alloy with mercury.
To unite two dissimilar metals.
To cover the zinc elements of a galvanic battery with mercury.
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The Tory Government at that time wanted to amalgamate the RWF with the Cheshire Regiment, and it was only after massive protests, including a march through London by ex-members of the RWF, that the regiment was saved.
EDMONTON -- The Alzheimer Societies of Alberta, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Palliser Region, Lethbridge, Red Deer and Central Alberta, and the Wood Buffalo and Northwest Territories Chapters will amalgamate as the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories.
PRIMARY SCHOOLS Simonswood Community Primary School and Overdale Community Primary School, both in Northwood, Kirkby, to amalgamate.

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