Translation of amalgam in Spanish:


amalgama, n.

Pronunciation /əˈmælɡəm/ /əˈmalɡəm/


  • 1

    amalgama feminine
    • More than 50 years ago, writer Carey Williams described LA as ‘a curious amalgam of all America’.
    • In fact, what we're getting on November 30 is a curious amalgam of the reactionary and the progressive.
    • A curious amalgam of straight history and political pamphlet, it was relatively little read in antiquity, and its modern status has declined in recent years.
    • This intriguing and maddening novel is a curious amalgam of detective mystery, period romance, and fictional memoir.
    • Devised in Norway, this is an amalgam of traditional approaches and Western psychology, with no religious bias.
    • Be it in the form of a cultural amalgam or fusion of art forms, innovations have striking features.
    • The old regime state was therefore an uneasy amalgam of traditional and more modern forms of administration which were frequently in competition with one another.
    • Today Libya is an amalgam of modernity and tradition.
    • Stretton's outlook, a distinctive blend of the egalitarian and the patrician, is an amalgam of several influences, especially his family and his education.
    • McKenzie paints landscapes that are part reality, part fantasy, amalgams of Australian and European places that get squeezed together in the artist's imagination.
    • Of course it's true that American culture is an amalgam.
    • It is always interesting asking people about their parents, but rarely does someone come across as such a perfect amalgam of their mother and father as Short.
    • At the velodrome on Dalgety Road, an amalgam of juniors and masters gathered from throughout the nation to attend the National Track titles.
    • The show, to be held at Talkatora Stadium, will see an amalgam of rich Indian heritage and contemporary art put together to entertain the public.
    • Though we have been part of a glorious culture, which is an amalgam of arts and science, we are not conscious of the therapeutic values of applied arts.
    • It is as well an intriguing amalgam of the old and new.
    • It's a perfect amalgam of pleasurable celebration and cool-headed analysis.
    • His homily was an amalgam of humour, wisdom, and Gospel values.
    • The amalgam of American idealism and rags-to-riches dreams is irresistible.
    • This is an amalgam of various actions and not a specific action.
  • 2

    (alloy, esp in dentistry)
    amalgama feminine
    • Another use of silver alloys is in dental amalgams.
    • Depending upon the decorative nature of his work, he may also have known how to gild metals with an amalgam of mercury and gold.
    • Very small amounts of mercury collect in our bodies from a number of sources including the environment, our food and our amalgam fillings.
    • It is no longer necessary to cut large cavities for amalgam fillings.
    • But it's clear that if it is to survive, dentists want the time to do more than 10-minute amalgams and 30-minute crowns.