alloy /əˈlɔɪ/ (v.)使成合金；融合；混合；/ˈæl.ɔɪ/ (n.)合金；雜質, 摻雜物；混合
To combine; mix: idealism that was alloyed with political skill.
My pleasure in receiving the letter was somewhat alloyed by its contents. (to spoil or reduce in value)
Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc. 黃銅是銅和鋅的合金。
amalgamate /ə’mælgəˈmet/ (v.)混合;合併
The verb amalgamate original referred specifically to the mixture of metals, now however, it refers to any mixing or blending. A school board might decide to amalgamate two schools into one school due to a decrease in the student population, but amalgamating their mascots (吉祥物) would be impossible.
The company has now amalgamated with another local firm. 這家公司現在已與當地一家公司合併了。
A number of colleges have amalgamated to form the new university. 一些學院聯合組成了這所新大學。
This information will be amalgamated with information obtained earlier 這個信息要與早先得到的信息綜合在一起。
admix [ædˈmɪks] (v.)摻合; 混合to mix in
commingle [kəˈmɪŋgḷ] (v.)摻和,混合;合併(資產等)
Many towns allow recyclable items to be commingled for collection in a single container.
The company faces charges that it commingled its own funds with customer funds.
commix [kəˈmɪks] (v.)混合
I learned which spices are commixed to make curry powder.
intermingle /ˈɪntɚ’mɪŋgḷ/ (v.)混合,攙雜
When people or things intermingle, they mix with each other. (FORMAL)
This allows the two cultures to intermingle without losing their separate identities.
They intermingled with the crowd in the hope that their pursuers would lose sight of them.
intermix [ˌɪntɚˈmɪks] (v.)混合; 混雜
In few places on earth have three major religions intermixed with such intensity and proximity as in
Indonesia’s island of Java. [New York Times Feb 18, 2010]
mingle [‘mɪŋgl] (v.)混合起來, 相混合; 交往, 往來
Near the bridge, the waters of the two streams mingled. 在橋的附近, 兩條溪流的水匯合了。
He rarely mingles with persons of his own rank in society. 他幾乎不與和他身分相同的人交往。
mix [mɪks] (v.)使混和,攙和
The workmen mixed sand, gravel, and cement to make concrete. 工人們把沙,石子和水泥混和成混凝土。