amalgamation amalgamation  /ə ˌmæl ɡə ˈmeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the combination of two or more commercial companies

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Doris likes her new work because it is an amalgamation of detective work and journalism.
  2. This city is the melting pot of various cultures and races, an amalgamation of 20 million people from round the globe.
  3. Some bigots of the segregation era believed that the result of undoing segregation would be the amalgamation of various races through intermarriage.

News

  1. Mac Gems: Scapple combines a text editor with a mind-mapping app

    Literature and Latte's $15 Scapple is a unique amalgamation of productivity tools from the folks who brought us the amazing Scrivener ( ) writing app. The developers describe Scapple as a freeform, nonlinear, mind-mapping text editor—unlike most mind-mapping software, there’s no suggested hierarchy and no set system for capturing ideas. The app starts you off with a blank canvas. Double-click ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Macworld

  2. OneMove Announces Completion of Amalgamation

    OneMove Technologies Inc. is pleased to announce that, further to its news release dated May 17, 2013, the amalgamation of the Corporation and 0955662 B.C. Ltd. , a corporation owned by Plantro Ltd. and ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Amalgamation is not the dream run some people would have you believe it is," Mr Brough said.
    on May 30, 2008 By: Mal Brough Source: NEWS.com.au

  2. "I hear 'Doctor Atomic' as an amazing amalgamation of 20th-century musical styles," says Spano, "which John could do since he wrote it in the 21st century. He speaks in many tongues, and that includes Stravinsky and Mahler and sci-fi movie...
    on Dec 7, 2008 By: Robert Spano Source: KUAR

  3. "It's not a change of coach, but a change of sporting project. We've made a real revolution," Calderon said. "We've now formed one of Europe's best squads, and not a mere amalgamation of names."
    on Sep 17, 2007 By: Ramon Calderon Source: International Herald Tribune

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