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blend in(to) (something)

To merge seamlessly and successfully with something. Do you think Sam will be able to blend into the group? He can be pretty standoffish. Be sure to blend in your makeup so that your face isn't two different colors. Don't wear anything too flashy—try to blend into the background.
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blend together

To merge seamlessly and successfully with something. Each of the items being combined can be stated in the phrase. Can you blend together the ingredients for the icing while I prep the next step? Blend the butter together with the eggs.
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blend into the woodwork

To attempt to make oneself inconspicuous. Because I'm on probation at work, I'm just trying to blend into the woodwork for now.
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fade into the woodwork

To attempt to make oneself inconspicuous. Because I'm on probation, I'm just trying to fade into the woodwork for now.
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blend in (to something)

to combine nicely with something; to mix well with something. The oil won't blend into the water very well. It simply won't blend in.
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blend in (to something)

to combine nicely with something; to mix well with something. The oil won't blend into the water very well. It simply won't blend in.
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blend (something) into (something else)

 and blend (something) in
to mix something evenly into something else. We should blend the strawberry jam into the peanut butter slowly. You should blend in some more jam.
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blend something together (with something)

to mix something evenly with something else. Blend the egg together with the cream. Blend the ingredients together and pour them into a baking pan.
See also: blend, together

blend/fade into the ˈwoodwork

behave in a way that does not attract any attention; disappear or hide: I decided the best thing to do would be to try and fade into the woodwork and hope that no one noticed me.
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One of the newest dry material uniform mixers on the market today is the Continental Products Corporation's Rollo Mixer, which has received numerous high rankings from within the tea industry; it comes in varying sizes and is reported to blend uniformly.
Many models have been proposed to predict the phase inversion point at which the polymer blend exhibits a co-continuous morphology including Paul and Barlow (33), Ho et al.
Ingredients are dropped through multiple ports to blend.
All of the blends resulted in a relatively smooth surface texture, with the finer blends being the smoothest;
Gravity and alcohol inputs have been based on laboratory samples taken at predetermined times to set and trim the blend ratio to provide the best possible blend accuracy.
Line of continuous and batch gravimetric blenders includes XLG series machine-mounted continuous gravimetric blenders designed to accurately blend up to eight ingredients at rates to 5000 lb/hr.
Notably, the ENPT/PEI blends included the ENPT copolymer, which is a complete transesterification product of PEN/PPT = 5/5 blend.
Place all ingredients in a blender container and blend until smooth.
There is nothing more satisfying then hearing someone say that the blend you created is the best they have ever tried.
Under the terms of the arrangement, Caribou Coffee will blend and sell its gourmet coffee beans to Keurig.
In a blender, combine all ingredients and blend until smooth.
Figure 3 shows this approach results in a different blend as evident from lower n values and higher k values in all cases.
The weight ratios of PPS/PC blend were 80/20, 70/30, 60/40, 50/50, 40/60, 30/70, 20/80 and the dry blended materials were melt blended using a ZSK-30 W & P co-rotating twin screw extruder.
LAS VEGAS -- Blend Images, a specialty stock photography agency and distributor of ethnically diverse business and lifestyle imagery, announced today the appointment of Robert Henson to the position of Director of Channel Relations and Sales.
Motionless mixers that blend colorants/ additives into the melt stream before entering the die or mold improve melt homogeneity in injection machines and extruders.