An alloy of mercury with another metal or metals; as, an amalgam of tin, bismuth, etc.
- Any of various alloys of mercury with other metals, especially:
- An alloy of mercury and silver used in dental fillings.
- An alloy of mercury and tin used in silvering mirrors.
- A combination of diverse elements; a mixture: an amalgam of strength, reputation, and commitment to ethical principles. See Synonyms at mixture.