an alloy of mercury with another metal (usually silver) used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth; except for iron and platinum all metals dissolve in mercury and chemists refer to the resulting mercury mixtures as amalgams
a combination or blend of diverse things;
"his theory is an amalgam of earlier ideas"
The dentist used amalgam to fill my teeth. 牙医用汞合金给我补牙。
Silver amalgam is used as a dental filling. 银汞合金被用作牙的填料。
Her character is an amalgam of many different traits. 她的个性是许多不同特性的融合。
The new religion is an amalgam of supersitious beliefs and modern science. 这种新宗教是迷信和现代科学的混合物。
Another peculiarity of mercury is its power of forming liquid metallic solutions or amalgams.