AMALGAMATION

amalgamation ([schwa]-mal-g[schwa]-may-sh[schwa]n), n. The act of combining or uniting; con-solidation (amalgamation of two small companies to form a new corporation). See MERGER. [Cases: Corpo-rations 581. C.J.S. Corporations §§ 792–797.] — amalgamate, vb. — amalgamator, n.