Definition of amalgam:
- combination (part of speech: noun)
- mixture (part of speech: noun)
- "Young's Demonstrative Translation of Scientific Secrets", Daniel Young.
- "Diggers in the Earth", Eva March Tappan.
Or, to take another simile, it is like a painting, which though it has not been executed at a single sitting, yet gives us that impression; and, in spite of the retouching and altering to which it has been subjected, still has the effect of a compact whole, of an indestructible amalgam, from which nothing can be detached.- "Musicians of To-Day", Romain Rolland Commentator: Claude Landi.