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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 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.
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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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The ability to control morphology in polyolefin thermoplastic elastomer blends allows tailoring of mechanical properties to meet a great variety of end-use applications.
The polymer blends discussed here are all thermoplastic elastomers produced by crosslinking one or more thermoset elastomers under conditions of high shear in a melt mix with a thermoplastic olefin resin such as polypropylene.
Silver Celebration Blend is an inspired combination of beans grown in Mexico, Colombia and Rwanda.
Clemson's striated blends reportedly achieve a much higher level of conductivity with less carbon black than do conventional compounds.
Blends were prepared by dissolving the polymers at 5% by weight in toluene.
Breakfast tea blends tend to contain teas that produce a cup strong and robust enough to "get the body moving" in the morning, allowing you to start your day with a kick.
For PA-6/ABS blends, the increase in blend Young's modulus was significant with increasing MWNT loading.
Homogeneous blends are usually attained in 45-60 sec with the FM and in 3-5 min with the HU.
Although there is no consensus on the total number of gasoline blends used in the United States, GAO found 11 distinct special blends in use during the summer of 2004.
A fruit rainbow blends watermelon, strawberries, blackberries and banana with orange juice.
Farm producers asking their local Cenex distributor for biodiesel blends is a primary reason we are here today," he said during a press conference at the McPherson terminal.
The 5- to 19-millimeter nominal maximum size shingle/RAP blends were developed based on recommendations from the contractor's previous experimentation.
Since then, many Chinese masters have devoted their entire lives to the art of combining just the right ingredients to create delicious blends of teas.
Optimum properties for dynamically vulcanized blends are generally observed with a rubber particle size in the range of one micron (refs.