copper amalgam


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copper amalgam

[′käp·ər ə′mal·gəm]
(metallurgy)
An alloy of copper and mercury.
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Similarly only one kind of bonding agent was used and only high copper amalgam alloy was used, other bonding agents or low copper amalgam alloy may act differently.
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