Definitions of combining
  1. noun

    the act of combining things to form a new whole

    combination, compounding
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    affixation, attachment

    the act of attaching or affixing something

    an act causing a disorderly combination of elements with identities lost and distinctions blended
    admixture, commixture, intermixture, mix, mixing, mixture

    the act of mixing together

    the act of fusing (or melting) together
    blend, blending

    the act of blending components together thoroughly
    interspersal, interspersion

    the act of combining one thing at intervals among other things

    the act of tempering
    conjugation, jointure, unification, union, uniting

    the act of making or becoming a single unit
    consolidation, integration

    the act of combining into an integral whole
    graft, grafting

    the act of grafting something onto something else

    a confusion of voices and other sounds
    confluence, conflux, merging

    a flowing together
    homogenisation, homogenization

    the act of making something homogeneous or uniform in composition
    coalescence, coalescency, coalition, concretion, conglutination

    the union of diverse things into one body or form or group; the growing together of parts
    reunification, reunion

    the act of coming together again
    tribalisation, tribalization

    the act of making tribal; unification on a tribal basis

    having the function of uniting a group of similar things
    centralisation, centralization

    the act of consolidating power under a central control

    consolidating two or more things; union in (or into) one body
    amalgamation, merger, uniting

    the combination of two or more commercial companies
    vertical combination, vertical integration

    absorption into a single firm of several firms involved in all aspects of a product’s manufacture from raw materials to distribution
    horizontal combination, horizontal integration

    absorption into a single firm of several firms involved in the same level of production and sharing resources at that level
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    change of integrity

    the act of changing the unity or wholeness of something

  2. noun

    an occurrence that results in things being united

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    (genetics) a combining of genes or characters different from what they were in the parents

    (physics) a combining of charges or transfer of electrons in a gas that results in the neutralization of ions; important for ions arising from the passage of high-energy particles

    combining into a solid mass
    mix, mixture

    an event that combines things in a mixture
    conglobation, conglomeration

    an occurrence combining miscellaneous things into a (more or less) rounded mass

    an occurrence of an unusual mixture

    an occurrence of thorough mixing
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    the occurrence of a uniting of separate parts

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