Example sentences for: amalgam

How can you use “amalgam” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Another metal, tin—for which the Phoenicians used to sail as far from Tyre and Sidon to the mines on the coast of Cornwall nearly three millennia ago—bears a Latin symbol short for another metallic substance: Sn, for stannum , a Roman-era amalgam of silver and lead.

  • In fact, Cádiz’s amazing amalgam of history is not readily apparent, with only the remains of the old Roman Theater to give much evidence of the city’s age.

  • Many dentists claim, without scientific evidence, that the mercury in amalgam fillings is dangerous.

  • Anthony Quinn performs the syrtáki dance (in fact an amalgam of several different traditional dances), to the sound of the bouzoúki, a stringed guitar-type instrument that produces melodic, slightly metallic sounds.

  • This disappearing art form — still going strong in Madeira — is an amalgam of styles and techniques gathered over more than 150 years.


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