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v. a·mal·ga·mat·ed, a·mal·ga·mat·ing, a·mal·ga·mates
1. To combine into a unified or integrated whole; unite. See Synonyms at mix.
2. To mix or alloy (a metal) with mercury.
1. To become combined; unite.
2. To unite or blend with another metal. Used of mercury.

a·mal′ga·ma′tive adj.
a·mal′ga·ma′tor n.


a person or object that carries out amalgamation
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Noun1.amalgamator - a businessman who arranges an amalgamation of two or more commercial companiesamalgamator - a businessman who arranges an amalgamation of two or more commercial companies
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PROCEDURE: Stepwise add all ingredients (A) to amalgamator and mix well.
1 [9] by trituration of equal amount of alloy powder and mercury for 30 sec by mechanical amalgamator type (ling chen).
The air sampling system was placed on a bench just beside the amalgamator (Hg source) and around 50 cm from the dentist for approximately 90 min.
According to the mixing instructions, the contents of the vial should be squeezed into the capsule and then mixed in an amalgamator for 30 s.
Mechanical incorporation of a commercially available dental amalgam powder in nano filled hybrid composite was performed through amalgamator.
This includes the overhead light handles, chair controls, headrest, bracket table, amalgamator controls, and the computer keyboard and mouse.