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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 creation of an appealing tea blend requires the perfect combination of tea components and experimentation, requiring knowledge of each teas character along with some trial and error to ensure the right balance of flavor.
The properties of blend components, the interfacial adhesion between the phases and the morphology of immiscible polymer blend determine the properties of the blend (14).
Posimixer disposable motionless mixers blend multicomponent liquid streams in sizes from 0.
Her basic formula blends 1 cup fresh or frozen berries, 1 banana, 1 1/2 cups cold milk and 1/2 cup ice.
Department of Agriculture's Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, which has successfully heated its buildings with biodiesel since 2000, estimate that if everyone in the Northeast with an oil furnace used a B5 blend, 50 million gallons of regular heating oil could be conserved.
Further testing of this same blend with better compaction and curing methods may result in more acceptable rutting performance.
Moroccan mint tea is a brisk blend of gunpowder green tea and peppermint leaves, while Earl Grey, a famous British tea, is made up of black tea leaves flavored with bergamot orange oil.
This configuration provides a blend ratio of high accuracy because errors are measured, integrated and compensated for by instantaneous on-line controllers.
For example, they found that pure cellulosic fabrics are somewhat less flammable than polyester-cellulosic blends of the same weight.
System can blend up to four components, is constructed of stainless and equipped with removable hoppers for each component.
These cited studies have improved our understanding of the morphology, crystal lization, and characteristics of miscible blend systems.
Next, you set your goal: to custom blend a product with which the consumer can identify, yet set itself apart from the other brands on the shelf.
Blend on low speed 30 seconds, then switch to high speed and blend until smooth and thick.
Christmas Blend reveals the seasonal spirit and flavors of many traditions, one world.
Caribou Blend: This signature blend balances a big-bodied, syrupy taste with a clean, snappy finish.