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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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There is no doubt that by amalgamating these public establishments it will make them even less accountable to the public.
This is a very interesting result because it shows that after amalgamating they required more financial support from the central government than other municipalities.
Theorem 3 The generalized free product of a finite number of solvable groups, amalgamating a central subgroup in each of the factors, is residually solvable.
Proposals being considered involve Park Brow amalgamating with Cherryfield primary on the Cherryfield site.
said:"We felt it was time to look at the process of amalgamating the two schools, to see how feasible it would be and what it would mean to the community."
Proposals include amalgamating Berwick and Tweedmouth's middle schools with Berwick High to create a large single centre.
Amalgamating ambulance services is an unnecessary risk