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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Second, it would mean that Bach learned the characteristics of French organ music not when he was showing |the first fruits of his application to the art of organ playing'--as the Obituary described the Arnstadt period--but rather when he was yielding the |second fruits' as it were, large, complex, amalgamative pieces that profited from years of cross-breeding.